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Hello, Chongqing! - Imgur
renderings of a speculative future Chinese metropolis
china  futurism  render  urban  cgi  scifi 
yesterday by mlyda
Amazing Stories
March 1963 issue has novelette version of Chocky by John Wyndham
scifi  archive 
2 days ago by mja
Dude, you broke the future! - Charlie's Diary
We're living in yesterday's future, and it's nothing like the speculations of our authors and film/TV producers. As a working science fiction novelist, I take a professional interest in how we get predictions about the future wrong, and why, so that I can avoid repeating the same mistakes. Science fiction is written by people embedded within a society with expectations and political assumptions that bias us towards looking at the shiny surface of new technologies rather than asking how human beings will use them, and to taking narratives of progress at face value rather than asking what hidden agenda they serve.

In this talk, author Charles Stross will give a rambling, discursive, and angry tour of what went wrong with the 21st century, why we didn't see it coming, where we can expect it to go next, and a few suggestions for what to do about it if we don't like it.
ai  technology  scifi 
2 days ago by tomshen
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Så blev det tid til dansk . Niels E. Nielsens"Herskerne" blev hentet hjem fra biblioteksmagasinerne til årets…
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4 days ago by jenspoder

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