Posts Tagged: Paul Krugman

An Eerie Prescience: Talking with Joyce Carol Oates

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Author Joyce Carol Oates discusses how the political climate affected the writing of her latest novel, A Book of American Martyrs, how she uses Twitter, and why predictions are a waste of time.

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Charlie Stross Talks Happy Slapping, Robot Chauffeurs with Paul Krugman

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I just came across this transcript of a conversation between Paul Krugman and the sci-fi writer Charlie Stross. They talk about why flying cars are a bad idea, what kitchens tell us about ourselves, and how “future shock” leads to fundamentalism. Yes, it is that awesome. Here’s an excerpt from Stross, answering Krugman’s question about […]

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