Tag Archives: futurism

Book Review: The Fourth Industrial Revolution by Klaus Schwab

You remember the capitalism from the 1950s? No? Me neither. I’ve heard loving stories of a by-gone era, but I was born in the eighties and the capitalism I grew up with was the kind that meant morality is only … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Fourth Transformation by Robert Scoble & Shel Israel

Words are confusing. Between pleonasms, epizeuxis, and tautology it is a marvel we accomplish as much as we do as a species. This very same confusion must be what led Robert Scoble to diagnose himself as a futurist when, I’m … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Age of Em: Work, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth by Robin Hanson

You want to know how to get me to hate you? Tell me about how shitty science fiction is at predicting the future and then smugly espousing just how much more right you are than anyone else. At that point, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Enchanted Objects by David Rose

  I’m only just now getting into this whole futurist thing. I’m not happy with the present so I’ve decided that I’m going to consume as many potential futures as I can and drive stoned and screaming into the one … Continue reading

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Book Review: Normal by Warren Ellis

You ever just sit down and then start typing and typing and then you awaken some hours later only to realize that you’ve ended up with something almost coherent? You sit at the bar staring at your laptop, eyes darting … Continue reading

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Red Boar Jones: Enter Holly

He walks in and finds a seat in corner booth. He stretches his back working out a kink that has been following him since he woke up this morning. It’s dark, light enough to make out the silhouettes of the … Continue reading

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The Story of Red Bull Jones

When his parents signed the papers to have him be a corporately sponsored citizen, they saw it only as a means of guaranteeing their child a life free from the burden of financial ruin. That was twenty seven years ago, … Continue reading

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