Back when I was a book editor at Wired books (the defunct book publishing division of Wired magazine), I asked my favorite science fiction writer, Rudy Rucker, to write a book about wonderful technologies from the future. Wired Books folded before we had a chance to publish it, but Rudy found another publisher. Here's Rudy's account of the story behind Saucer Wisdom.
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. Come and hear Mark speak at the ALA conference in Chicago on July 1.