Sci-fi and the Day I Met Neal Stephenson

talking with Neal

How science fiction is guiding Te Papa’s digital team

Last week American author, Chief Futurist of Magic Leap, and game designer Neal Stephenson made a flying visit to Te Papa as part of Techweek.

Sci-fi has always inspired me to explore the possibilities of technology and how it shapes our societies. In this article i dig into how Neal’s works of fiction impact and influences my approaches.

Some of you will know immediately know who he is and react as I did, with awe. I was lucky enough, as a member of the Te Papa digital team, to briefly meet Neal and show him some of the new technology we are developing for our visitors.

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