There’s been a growing movement within the science fiction community to imagine the future as something other than a dreary dystopia. That’s what Arizona State University is doing with a new digital anthology called Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities: A Collection of Space Futures.
The book comes from the university’s Center for Science and the Imagination (CSI), which was founded in 2012 to bring together artists, scientists, and engineers to think about the future. CSI has produced similar anthologies in the past, including the Neal Stephenson-edited Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future, which sought to recapture science fiction’s legacy of optimism.
Visions, Ventures, Escape…