Science-fiction author Neal Stephenson's vision for the future of technology
Noted sci-fi author Neal Stephenson uses his own experiences with the internet and virtual reality for his novels. Stephenson is considered a pioneer thinker in these questions and a driving force for future technologies. At the 11th 2b AHEAD Future Congress, he spoke about opportunities for assessing and taking risks. In his experience, our understanding of risk is changing thanks to the World Wide Web and future technologies. His expert advice? It's better to take risks than avoid them.