Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been

November 12, 2014 | 1 book mentioned

Sci-fi writers are partly judged on how well they can predict where society is headed. There’s a reason that books with uncannily accurate forecasts of the future capture our interest long after their release. At Salon, William Gibson admits one way in which he got things wrong: he didn’t foresee the rise of social media. You could also read our own Bill Morris on Gibson’s Zero History.

is a staff writer for The Millions. He lives in New York.

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