Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve and/or Ruin Everything
by Kelly Weinersmith, Zach Weinersmith
To be published: October 2017
Power couple SMBC cartoonist & Rice University professor pick apart ten burgeoning fields of research: from space elevators, nanorobot swarms, 3D organ printing to brain-computer interfaces… and beyond! It’s no small feat predicting how upcoming technological advancements will play out — both accidental discoveries and the complex dynamics of interacting fields of research can really throw a wrench in timelines (we were promised self-tying shoes and hoverboards damnit!), but the Wienersmiths do a fantastic job of presenting what’s out there, where it’s likely headed, and what we can expect to see …Soonish.
5 out of 5 stars: No, I’m not just excited about this because I’m a hard fan girl of Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal and anything associated with my alma mater. But also yes.
In other news, snag a copy of of Soonish from the Goodreads Giveaway! (Ends 8/18/17) I was very lucky to have received an advance reader copy from a friend so I have to do my part to spread the love. Now I just have to lure Kelly and Zach into a book signing at my favorite Rice U pub…