|In his talk, "Sci-fi Destroys the Future, Science Builds It," author Daniel H. Wilson explored how the exchange of ideas between Hollywood and academia may help prepare humankind for the disruptive changes that accompany new technology.|
Wilson has published over a dozen scientific papers, holds four patents, and has written eight books. Five of his books have been optioned for film, with Robopocalypse in development to be the next film directed by Steven Spielberg. In 2008, Wilson hosted his own TV series, The Works, which aired on the History Channel in the United States and internationally. He lives and writes in Portland, Oregon.
SOURCE Carnegie Mellon University
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