Ed Finn

Ed Finn is the director of the Center for Science and the Imagination and an assistant professor in the School of Arts, Media and Engineering and the Department of English at Arizona State University.

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Sept. 16 2014 7:36 AMThe Inspiration DroughtWhy our science fiction needs new dreams.
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Oct. 17 2013 10:14 AMThe Word E-Book Should Be Replaced With CodeXE-books are so different from traditional reading that they need a new word.
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Jan. 2 2013 5:32 PMCelebrate National Science Fiction Day by Learning To Live in the Future
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Sept. 26 2012 5:30 PMContest: Help Us Imagine and Build a Better Future—No Politics Required
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March 22 2012 1:38 PMWhy We Need To Escape From Our Dystopian Sci-Fi Rut
International Papers
Jan. 14 2005 1:57 PMA Royal FührerPrince Harry dresses up like a Nazi. Discuss.
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Nov. 18 2004 12:52 PMPowell OutageThe world bids farewell to the secretary of state.
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Oct. 21 2004 3:40 PMThe Case of the Menacing MustacheIndian police kill the country's most notorious criminal.
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Sept. 23 2004 4:12 PMBambang's Peaceful VictoryIndonesians elect their first president.
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Aug. 26 2004 3:32 PMGrabbing GuineaDid Mark Thatcher try to overthrow an African dictator?
Assessment
Aug. 3 2004 8:48 AMIyad AllawiIs Iraq's new strongman strong enough?
International Papers
July 15 2004 3:11 PMThe Butler Did ItA damning new intelligence report rocks Tony Blair's boat.
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June 17 2004 5:22 PMAriel BombardmentSharon is saved from court, but the heat's still on.
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May 20 2004 3:38 PMPrime Minister OutsourcingSonia Gandhi turns down the chance to run India.
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April 22 2004 4:57 PMVanunu VerbiageIsrael's nuclear spy is out on parole.
Future Tense
March 4 2014 2:18 PMWhat if Computers Know You Better Than You Know Yourself?
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April 10 2013 12:11 PMHelp Neal Stephenson Engineer the Weird and Create a New World of Sci-Fi
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Nov. 14 2012 4:41 PMThe Man With the Personalized GunFinally, a Bond movie with a weapon we should actually make.
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April 2 2012 4:52 PMPutting Science in the Movies: A Conversation With Contagion’s Scott Z. Burns
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Dec. 2 2011 8:15 AMKeeping It Real in Sci-FiWhat Ridley Scott’s otherwise-wonderful Prophets of Science Fiction gets wrong about the future.
International Papers
Dec. 2 2004 12:00 PMChains of CommandWill Palestinians elect a jailbird president?
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Nov. 5 2004 11:21 AMAu Revoir, Arafat?Imagining a world without Yasser.
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Oct. 7 2004 2:34 PMTurks at the GatesWill the European Union allow Turkey to join?
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Sept. 9 2004 2:35 PMPresident of the WorldKerry's won the international vote, but can he win here?
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Aug. 12 2004 4:49 PMTurning LeewardCan Singapore's new prime minister fill his father's shoes?
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July 30 2004 11:57 AMBoston Bakes BeansThe world puzzles over the Democratic convention.
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July 1 2004 5:04 PMWho Needs NATO?Bush struggles to drum up European support for the new Iraq.
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June 3 2004 4:45 PMReady, Set, Govern!Iraq's new leaders are off with a jolt.
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May 6 2004 4:37 PMGhraib DiggersInternational media condemn U.S. torturers.
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April 8 2004 3:11 PMHong Kong HustleChina crushes the territory's dreams for democracy.

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