One obvious conclusion is that engineers tend to like novelists that deal in math and science material, but that does not explain many of the names on this list, notably those that use science in a “soft” form, such as Calvino and Gibson.
Bonus points for complaining about weary arrogance, with the very same.
Here are some of the things that the humanities, and the habits of alertness that they foster, will teach you: that people have different but equally valid perspectives . . .
namewithoutwords: Say what? Spock isn't even the central figure of the Star Trek imagination, much less that of Science Fiction as a whole...
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