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Annalee Newitz: Why real time travel would look a lot like Wikipedia

Annalee Newitz: Why real time travel would look a lot like Wikipedia

Update: 2020-01-273
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Sci-fi novelist and science journalist Annalee Newitz talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about their new book, The Future of Another Timeline. Newitz, who was previously a founding editor of io9 and the editor in chief of Gizmodo, talks about their winding route to becoming a writer, by way of monster movies; how their first book Autonomous addresses AI, software patents, and the pharma industry; and how they worked out the mechanics and limitations of time travel and "editing" history for their latest book. Plus: How does technology affect our memory of history, and what will happen to all our digital communications once we're gone?

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Annalee Newitz (@Annaleen), author, The Future of Another Timeline

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Kara Swisher (@karaswisher), Recode co-founder and editor-at-large

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Annalee Newitz: Why real time travel would look a lot like Wikipedia

Annalee Newitz: Why real time travel would look a lot like Wikipedia

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