Don’t Fear Technology

We conclude our three-part interview with novelist and futurist PJ Manney discussing her new book, (ID)entity.

Here’s part 1.

Here’s part 2.

Topics include:

  • Why a fearful approach is the worst approach to take — even to dangerous technologies.
  • How the influence of Alexandre Dumas can be seen in the first two novels in the Phoenix Horizon series
  • A few thoughts on the final book in the trilogy, (CON)science
  • Whether one should read the books as they come out or wait and binge on the whole series

Plus a very special GEEKOUT

  • Why Wonder Woman is so damn good
  • Why the TV series from the 70’s is also pretty good


About PJ:

PJ Manney headPJ Manney is the author of the bestselling and Philip K. Dick Award nominated (R)EVOLUTION,  book 1 in the Phoenix Horizon series. She is a former chairperson of Humanity+, the author of “Empathy in the Time of Technology: How Storytelling is the Key to Empathy,” and a frequent guest host and guest on podcasts including the World Transformed. PJ is a culture vulture and SF geek, and the daughter and mother of them, too. When not contemplating the future of humanity, she is a mother, wife, and education activist in California.

 

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Phil Bowermaster is a nationally recognized author and speaker. He has more than 25 years experience writing about emerging technologies and the future. As co-host of the popular Internet radio series, The World Transformed, Phil has talked with leading scientists and technologists, best-selling authors, philosophers, filmmakers, artists, entrepreneurs and others who are shaping our understanding of the amazing era of transformation in which we live. Phil helps leaders and their organizations develop strategies for managing accelerating change. He shows how imagination, optimism, empathy, and humor can make all the difference in both understanding and making the most of the powerful currents of change we face.