Using Quantitative Ecosystem Models and Science Fiction to Prevent Strategic Technical Surprise

Adhish Patel
July 1, 2020

Speculative technologies conceptualized in science fiction have shown the capability to be a technology pull through creating technologies and their usage scenarios that are subsequently realized in practice. Polyplexus offered a broad sampling of fundamental work and innovative ideas that could be pieced together to create an approach to leverage science fiction to guide forecasting of potential future technology developments.”

Daniel A. McAdams, Ph.D.