Thursday, October 14, 2021 – 11:00 to 12:15
50 Years if Science Fiction at Georgia Tech continues with an exciting lecture by Gideon Marcus of the podcast Galactic Journey!
In the 1950s and ’60s, scientists and engineers were hailed as saints of progress. People believed that technology would solve all of the world’s problems.
But the science fiction and mainstream prognosticators of the same era also foresaw technology causing the world’s imminent end: by nuclear war, overpopulation, global unemployment, environmental catastrophe … and plague.