We discuss the scientific, economic, and political implications of CRISPR and how science fiction can illuminate the social impacts of tech. Daniel shares details on how he goes about rigorously researching his novels to make them “science fiction for scientists.” And he explains how he maps out different scenarios for the near future, exploring the second and third order effects of innovation. I recently featured Daniel’s latest technothriller, Change Agent, in my reading recommendation newsletter.
If you want to make sense of how biotech will change the world, you’ll find his ideas provocative, compelling, and counterintuitive.
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