Why Business Leaders Need to Read More Science Fiction
Harvard Business Review
JULY 14, 2017
Infomocracy , by governance researcher Malka Older, explores how software could change our public institutions through the social and technical engineering of elections. Neal Stephenson’s The Diamond Age inspired Jeff Bezos to create the Kindle ; Sergey Brin mines Stephenson’s even more famous Snow Crash for insights into virtual reality. Assumptions toppled Kodak despite the fact that its engineers built the first digital camera in 1975.