November 12, 2013
Learn about other people's ideas, and more specific details about niche subjects. General enlightenment.
Know lots about practical implementation of technology; Programming, graphics. Have lots of ideas.
Turing. Hawkins is great, but when computers came along, astro/physics became second choice for me. Kurzweil is good, but Turning started the deep ideas.
Stross, hard thinking, but with rich worlds.
Long time future-enthusiast; Creative, like inventing things and starting tech companies. Co-founded capsule.fm in Berlin.
Very interesting and fun.