Tag: Science Fiction

Meritocracy Is a Dystopia

Netflix Brazil’s 3% presents a desperate future city that nevertheless proclaims its citizens all have an equal shot at success. Sound familiar?

All Tomorrow’s Warnings

Both left and right employ “speculative nonfiction” to imagine the world after climate change. But who will win the battle of the futurists?

AI: Machines or Magic?

AI has always only partially been about the actual future of probable developments and base-rate outcomes; it has also been singularly productive of philosophical speculation, fantasy, and arguments about ourselves and the future ...