Blade Runner, a cult film released in 1982, is set in Los Angeles in November 2019. The arrival of this date has given much to talk about in terms of the fulfilment of its predictions. To what extent can science fiction anticipate tomorrow?
Writing on scientific subjects in the Spanish press is limited to unvarying basics: news, reports and interviews. The book format, on the other hand, is monopolized by the popular monographs. Hence the originality of the volume coordinated by Jesús Méndez with a precise objective: the promotion of novel ways of writing on subjects such as the CRISPR technique, space travel, pseudosciences, quantum computing and the ethical dilemmas of artificial intelligence.