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Sep 22, 2022

Explore where fiction meets reality. In this episode of the “Speculative Spectacular” series, Nate Worrell talks with award winners from the 14th Speculative Fiction contest about how fiction writing improves actuarial communication. Then we look at their visions of possible futures, discussing the real world implications related to continuous personal health tracking.

In “Just Don’t Look at It” by Chris Fievoli, a continuous insurance premium suddenly spikes, indicating immediate danger. Karl Gagnon’s “Premium Day Eve” follows the pursuit of achieving a perfect health score. And Camille Knepper explores the relationship between humans and their health AI ‘Buddy’ in “Health Watch.” Want more? Check out these authors stories.  

The Speculative Spectacular will launch in October of 2022.