In our conversation spot this week, we look at city life, what it is and what it could be. Our perspective is a novel called Black Glass, a work of speculative fiction which reveals a city ruled by surveillance, social division and civil unrest: a dangerous place if you’re broke and homeless, where commerce rules and undocumented people (‘undocs’) face constant danger.
Speculative fiction story about sewage. Full text of story at: http://www.hypersonictales.com/hypersonic2/index.php?slab=up-to-my-neck-in-it
891 Book Club - Speculative Fiction with Sean Williams - ABC Adelaide - Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sci-Fi/Speculative Fiction seems to engender extreme reactions in people of either love or hate.
What does it mean to design technology that doesn’t exist…yet? This type of design exists, and it takes its inspiration from Science Fiction. They call it…Design Fiction.
This story is about how design fiction imagines and shapes future technologies, featuring transmedia futurist Trevor Haldenby and engineer/philosopher Julian Bleecker.