And the influence of science fiction and science is more circular than you might realize.
Authors and inventors have always inspired each others’ works — directly or indirectly.
“From my perspective, it's inspired by a lot of science fiction-type stuff that I used to love as a kid — those kinds of fantastic concepts that even H.G. Wells was thinking about 120 years ago.”
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“Ever since H. G. Wells wrote The Sleeper Awakes, in late 19th century London, the assumption was that the future was going to be vertically gigantic.”
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