Talking Speculative Policy and Imagining Better Futures, Hosted on the Remake Podcast
Updated: Dec 8, 2020
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In this conversation we discuss:
[3:03] Personal thoughts on the Covid crisis.
[5:46] The challenges of productions under the strain of an epidemic.
[7:25] The psychological challenges of dealing with uncertainty.
[11:13] How Science Fiction became a calling from an early age.
[15:46] About good parenting and good teachers.
[20:35] Getting into Star Trek at a very young age.
[26:52] What it felt like to lead a popular national science fiction festival at a young age.
[29:15] Why Israeli culture seems antithetical to speculative creativity and science fiction.
[41:27] The great importance of imagining alternative futures.
[44:13] The creation of Designing Tomorrow, an international, interdisciplinary program for the development and sharing of methodologies between futures practitioners.
[53:22] The space between Utopia and Dystopia
[56:28] where we're headed with climate and technology.
[1:00:27] Two final quotes about chasing Utopias.