It offers “ 15 predictions of the world, 67 years in the future. ” The authors have created a variety of dystopian societies that it is distressingly easy to believe could come to be.In each of the stories technological innovation has created a shift in the way people live, not necessarily for the wors.
[ … ] It was unfathomable that people existed like that. ” When Simone mistakenly wears the wrong colour for a day he worries that he will suffer demotion.
Instead he finds himself trend-setting, which brings new pressures to bear.The Infinite Eye by JP Smythe looks at life from the perspective of an illegal, living in a camp and looking for work.
Instead they plug people into their network to observe and act as needed. “ You ’ ll be eyes for the ameras, for the drones.
Then switch to a drone, follow the incident. ” The man is good at this job, but the violation he can not observe is the one that involves himself.Several of the stories explore a world where a new generation of robotic helpers become sentient, where there is an overlap between man and machine.
The population in this tory are kept entertained by constantly running reality shows which they may interact with, affecting outcomes.
It is not a subject for discourse, negativity being unwelcome on The Space.Each of these stories builds on topics raised today, playing out possibilities in disquieting directions.
A collection that deserves to be widely read.My copy of this novel was provided gratis by the editor, Unsung Stories.