The subject is not new, but its visibility is. Recent studies have uncovered high risks of depression and anxiety for researchers, especially doctoral students. Long days, scarcity of places, a hyper-competitive environment and the sacralisation of vocation lie behind the toxicity of the system.
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?