Gemma MilneFeb 5, 2023
The Promises and Perils of Hype in Science and Technology
A Discussion with Gemma Milne
New Books Network 2023
Journalist and STS graduate student Gemma Milne talks about her book, Smoke and Mirrors: How Hype Obscures the Future and How to See Past It, with Peoples & Things host, Lee Vinsel. The book examines how hype works and how it plays out in a number of scientific and technical fields, including artificial intelligence, quantum computing, brain implants, cancer drugs, fusion energy, and the future of food.