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Isaac Asimov: Visions of the Future

In this featured video, scientist, futurist and famed science fiction writer Isaac Asimov talks to us about his visions of the future. Created two years before Dr. Asimov’s death, this documentary features such scientific and technological breakthroughs as:

  • Space travel (space stations and colonies, space-based telescopes)
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Genetic engineering
  • Superconductivity

Mr. Asimov talks about the promises of technology, which frees humans to engage in such activities as design, imagination, fantasy, creativity, and problem-solving, while also bringing up its potential side effects by asking, “Just because we can do something, should we?”.

Visions of the Future conveys the excitement of science and the importance of understanding these life-changing advances.

 

 

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