Alan Neil Shapiro


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  • Cornell University, Software Developer

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  • ISEA2011

    Alan Neil Shapiro is an interdisciplinary thinker who studied science-technology at MIT and philosophy-history-literature at Cornell University. He is the author of Star Trek: Technologies of Disappearance, a leading work in science fiction studies and on the conception of futuristic technoscience. He is the editor and translator of The Technological Herbarium by Gianna Maria Gatti, a major study of art and technology. He is a practicing software developer, and is working on projects like “Computer Science 2.0” and “The Museum of the Future.” At his website “Alan N. Shapiro, Technologist and Futurist” , he has published more than 200 articles about his new interdisciplinary worldview. He is recognised as one of the leading experts on the philosophy and cultural theory of Jean Baudrillard.


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