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May 19, 2023

When Science Fiction Becomes Non-Fiction

You would think that science fiction – taking science and logic to a wildly imaginative new level – would be my thing, but it wasn’t. Learning about robots not on my radar until some of us went to see the 2001 Space Odyssey at the theater. We met HAL, a computer that knew everything, told humans what to do and controlled everything in society. It was a terrifying thought, but I pacified myself, saying, “This isn’t real – it’s Hollywood!”