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Eliot Peper
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Exclusive excerpt from BORDERLESS
VICE 's Terraform just ran an exclusive excerpt from my forthcoming novel, Borderless : https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/xw99gw/analog The excerpt takes place in the off-grid social club the series is named for, a notorious refuge that plays a maj...
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Appearing at New York Comic Con October 4-6
I'll be participating in two panels at New York Comic Con this year: http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Contributors/6609056/Eliot-Peper The first one explores the politics of modern speculative fiction and the second one grapples with how science fiction ta...
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Who will own the future?
In my latest column for Scout , I talk to Annalee Newitz about the life and death implications of IP law, the roles that journalism and science fiction play in society, and who will own the future: https://scout.ai/story/how-capitalism-and-private-property-...
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Appearing at Litquake on October 13
I'm interviewing critically-acclaimed German author Dietmar Dath on stage at Litquake on October 13 in San Francisco: https://litquake2018.sched.com/event/Fe16 We'll discuss the sociological, philosophical, and cultural aspects of science fiction and his aw...
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To get perspective, cultivate connection
In my latest column for Harvard Business Review , I explore how isolation can blind us to the bigger picture and what a Renaissance master can teach us about the psychological perils of leadership: https://hbr.org/2018/09/why-seclusion-is-the-enemy-of-creat...
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Education, career, and the "search" for meaning
Don't expect higher education to give your life meaning. Instead, make meaning for yourself and use college, grad school, apprenticeships, jobs, books, YouTube, direct experimentation, or whatever works for you to learn, explore, and level up your skills an...
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We Are What We Pay Attention To
I talked to Unbound Worlds  about how the media we consume influences our behavior and identities: https://www.unboundworlds.com/2018/08/bandwidth-author-eliot-peper-pay-attention/ Complement with Malka Older on the future of democracy , C raig Newmark on t...
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The America I believe in
I saw something beautiful on the streets of Oakland. People of every age and color fashioned benches out of plastic crates and wooden boards and transformed the empty sidewalk in front of an old industrial facility into a communal feast. That's the America ...
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How Stories Help Us Escape
In my latest column for Medium, I explore what my secret agent grandmother and Neil Gaiman's cousin Helen can teach us about stories worth dying for: https://medium.com/s/greatescape/how-stories-help-us-escape-491f24b233c8 Complement with a brief anatomy of...
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‘Bandwidth’ Examines How Our Feeds Create Our Reality
I talked to the Chicago Review of Books  about how our digital feeds shape our lives: https://chireviewofbooks.com/2018/06/14/bandwidth-examines-how-our-feeds-create-our-reality/ Complement with the story behind Bandwidth , this podcast interview about imag...
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