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  1. Billionaire's beach reading suggestions include mathematician's "How Not to Be Wrong" and an 800-page Neal Stephenson novel.

  2. Bill Gates and Neal Stephenson drive into the future in a Tesla in VR

    Mashable Tech via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsMay 21 02:57 PM

    Science fiction meets technology in the very best way in this short three-minute video posted by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates earlier this week. SEE ALSO: This is a video of our future, and it's scary as hell In the video, Gates takes off his tech icon hat and becomes a fan as he meets up with famed science fiction author Neal Stephenson to talk about the latter's latest novel Seveneves. As ...

  3. What would happen if the moon suddenly blew up

    Business InsiderMay 18 02:46 PM

    Skye Gould/Tech Insider It's no spoiler to say that in Neal Stephenson's 2015 novel "Seveneves," the moon is destroyed. That's because the opening line reads: "The moon blew up with no warning and with no apparent reason." We don't how the moon would suddenly explode in the real world — it's unlikely. But the way Stephenson describes the events that would happen next carries a surprising amount...

  4. Earlier this month Bill Gates released his summer reading list, which included Seveneves, by Neal Stephenson and mathematician Jordan Ellenberg's book How Not to be Wrong. Now an anonymous Slashdot reader asks for your book recommendations. I've been trying to learn more about coding, but I need a break sometimes from technical documentation and O'Reilly books. Are there any good books that can...

  5. Science fiction meets technology in the very best way in this short three-minute video posted by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates earlier this week SEE ALSO: This is a video of our future, and it's scary as hell In the video , Gates takes off his tech icon hat and becomes a fan as he meets up with famed science fiction author Neal Stephenson to talk about the latter's latest novel Seveneves As we...

  6. Science fiction meets technology in the very best way in this short three-minute video posted by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates earlier this week SEE ALSO: This is a video of our future, and it's scary as hell In the video , Gates takes off his tech icon hat and becomes a fan as he meets up with famed science fiction author Neal Stephenson to talk about the latter's latest novel Seveneves As we...

  7. GatesNotes.com When Bill Gates released his five recommended summer reading books for this year, there was a fun surprise — Neal Stephenson's science fiction epic "Seveneves," the first sci-fi book that Gates says he's read in a decade. It's no spoiler to say that in the novel, the moon is destroyed. The book's excellent opening line reads: "The moon blew up with no warning and with no apparent...

  8. Our neighbor over in Medina, Bill Gates, has released his summer reading list, and you won’t be surprised to discover that it’s not exactly beach reading. There’s one possible exception – Seattle author Neal Stephenson’s visionary science fiction novel “Seveneves,” just released in paperback (Morrow, $17.99). Here’s the premise: Something hits the moon, and it starts […]

  9. UK court using VR to transport jurors to the scene of the crime

    Mashable Tech via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsMay 24 11:16 AM

    Using virtual reality to transport viewers to another place or time is on the rise when it comes to gaming and virtual tourism. But a new program in the UK is harnessing the technology to help jurors in criminal cases experience and relate to crime scenes during evidence presentations. SEE ALSO: Bill Gates and Neal Stephenson drive into the future in a Tesla in VR The program, according to a BBC...

  10. Using virtual reality to transport viewers to another place or time is on the rise when it comes to gaming and virtual tourism. But a new program in the UK is harnessing the technology to help jurors in criminal cases experience and relate to crime scenes during evidence presentations SEE ALSO: Bill Gates and Neal Stephenson drive into the future in a Tesla in VR The program, according to a BBC...

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