•For fans of Mary Roach and Jon Ronson, written from the point of view of the late-boomer generation known as Generation Jones (born 1954 to 1962)
•Covers a century of science fiction, fact, and speculation –– from the 1950 publication of Isaac Asimov’s I, Robot, to the release of Tesla’s self driving car, to the 2050 Singularity when artificial and human intelligence is predicted to merge
•Generation Robot addresses hard science, technological innovation, and pop-culture in a fun and accessible voice that will appeal to a wider readership, not just for serious scientific readers
•Terri Favro has published several works of science fiction in Canada, this is her non-fiction debut
SubtitleA Century of Science Fiction, Fact, and Speculation
Published6 February 2018
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.
About the author
Terri Favro, winner of the CBC Creative Non-fiction Prize for her essay “Icarus,” is the author of the novels Sputnik’s Children, Once Upon A Time In West Toronto, and The Proxy Bride, and the co-creator of a series of comic books published by Grey Borders Books. She has written marketing copy for IBM, Apple, Blackberry and LEGO, among others. She lives in Toronto.