Why Technoscience Needs Fiction — social robot futures

By Teresa Heffernan, Series Editor of Social and Cultural Studies of Robots and AI (Palgrave Macmillan)* As science was emerging as a discrete and soon to be dominant way of knowing and as the industrial revolution was transforming the English country-side, Thomas Love Peacock in his “Four Ages of Poetry” (1820) argued that poetry was increasingly useless […]

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