Cyberpunk author Neal Stephenson predicted the future of retail: Less stuff, plenty of food and coding

Neal Stephenson is a prescient guy. In Snow Crash, his hugely popular novel published in 1992, the Seattle cyberfiction writer described an America of the future that excelled at four things: coding, music, movies and high-speed delivery pizza.  Twenty-five years later, Stephenson’s list is as good a summary as any of the changes roiling America’s retail landscape. … Read more