Published on July 18th, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Geeks and Beats Podcast, episode 192: The Sci-Fi Future is Female
Sure, everyone credits Star Trek for bringing us cellphones. But did you know Sears & Roebuck gets the credit for bringing another science fiction gadget to your pocket? Georgia Tech professor and author Lisa Yaszek joins the geeks to talk about sci-fi predictions come true, misconceptions about female authors of the early 1900s, how we got “food in pill form” as a trope, and the universal geek enthusiasm for Galaxy Quest. Plus, more on our Live on Facebook Live from Michael’s Back Deck Show show.
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