Science Fiction and Computing

Science Fiction and Computing

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qGiven the decline in students entering scientific, engineering and mathematical disciplines in the United States, this is a particularly important question within computer science. The 18 chapters in this work explore the importance of science fiction as a body of literature that has, through various means, facilitated the invention and use of computers, and continues to do soq--Provided by publisher.relationship between science fiction, science, and society still requires some exploration of the genre and its history. ... For example, science fiction author Robert Heinlein mastered the technique of the a€œgradual unfolding of exposition, a€ whereanbsp;...

Title:Science Fiction and Computing
Author:David L. Ferro, Eric G. Swedin
Publisher:McFarland - 2011-05-17


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