Collateral Effects and Unintended Consequences - A Conversation with Science Fiction Author Kevin J. Anderson

Collateral Effects and Unintended Consequences - A Conversation with Science Fiction Author Kevin J. Anderson

Collateral Effects and Unintended Consequences -  A Conversation with Science Fiction Author Kevin J. Anderson

Kevin Anderson has written over 140 books, including 50 best sellers, and is one of the founders of WordFire Press, which was founded to allow authors to take advantage of new technology. In this episode, John and Kevin discuss innovation, technological change, science fiction, money batteries and disruption in the publishing and finance industries.

 

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In this episode:

  • The unanticipated repercussions of technological change.
  • The relationship between Science Fiction and inspiration, visionaries and futurists.
  • The evolution of the eBook industry and how it disrupted the traditional publishing industry, and the similarities to payments disintermediation.

You can find Kevin on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/TheKJA) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheKJA ), and at http://www.wordfire.com/.

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2 comments on article "Collateral Effects and Unintended Consequences - A Conversation with Science Fiction Author Kevin J. Anderson"

Trasie

5/22/2017 7:14 AM

I loved the idea behind this podcast - speaking to someone whose business is speculating about the future and being able to make that relevant to the current finance industry was an inspired idea! And, Mr. Anderson is an interesting and insightful guest!


Terri Curry Geranios

5/24/2017 5:06 AM

thanks, this is an excellent interview!!

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