Science fiction literacy
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Science Fiction is an art genre that tells stories of alternative worlds based on fictional science and technology. Science Fiction stories are – unlike fantasy – plausible and comprehensible. They can be utopian, but often enough they are dystopian: ruthless political systems support self-absorbed business leaders and their cynical products.
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Why do we love to step out of line?
Science Fiction narratives as a template for tech-based products are popular. Former Science Fiction technologies like tablets, video calling or digital assistants have already become reality. Here is the catch: products and services in mainstream Science Fiction claim that they describe the one and only future reality: technology tyranny. But, we are convinced: The future of economy is not self-evidently dystopian.
The Science Fiction literacy we practice will make you:
- elegantly switch between possible tomorrows and established todays;
- curiously play with the paradoxes that the future will bring;
- unerringly decipher and object the current Science Fiction doctrines.
Join us in discovering counterplausible ways of building business!
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Isabella and I got to know each other in 2020. We are two ladies of opposing professional expertise (political science meets psychology) and opposing tempers (rational meets emotional), but we are both Science Fiction enthusiasts.
I invited Isabella to build a research co-operation around science-fiction counterplausibility in business. While Isabella researches about the impact of Science Fiction on artificial intelligence, Patricia is keen on questioning Science Fiction´s blueprints for future business practices and product innovation.