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1.14.16

[Premiere] Imagine a Future Where Pets Are Bio-Engineered to Look Like You

Alexey Marfin's 'Blue-Eyed Me' shows a future world where our DNA is commodified and nothing is unique.

7.12.15

Could This Be the Tuscan Vineyard of the Future?

'Supertuscan': For the refined (and armageddon-ready) palette.

6.29.15

​Like a Sea Cucumber

My avatar looked sharper all the time. Smoother motion algorithms, deeper skin fractals, heavier AI. Somewhere in the cloud, his huge, artificially intelligent personality was slyly crunching.

5.11.15

A Song For You

A tale about the future of love, war, and music, as told by a decapitated android.

3.6.15

Here's the Apocalyptic Painting Leonardo DiCaprio Just Purchased

The actor reportedly bought 'Nachlass, 2015' by Jean-Pierre Roy at PULSE.

2.17.15

Liam Young's Animated Cities Imagine the Near-Future in 4K

A series of imaginary city animations set the backdrop for new short stories by sci-fi authors Jeff Noon, Pat Cadigan and Tim Maughan. Read them here.

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2.16.15

Inter-Exo

They’ve had general education on the body, the way sex works for normal people. But they're not normal people.

1.19.15

Re-Homing

​We wanted to get a child but it wasn’t in our budget. So we looked online—Bill chose an adorable girl with pigtails and expensive looking eyes. It’s exciting, getting a remaindered child.

12.29.14

Faster Now

Some decades ago, neuroscientists discovered that the moment of nowness is actually a composite of everything we've experienced in the past fifteen seconds. Naturally, somebody decided to hack this. Thus were born the now-tweakers.

12.15.14

Disconnect

You know I love you, and that I have no prejudices against cutting-edge technology. But, I just—I need you as a person. Not as a machine.

12.1.14

King Tide

Some particular trick of the moon, the weather, and the Earth's closeness to the sun had pulled the tide all the way to 5th Avenue, a good half-block further uphill than usual.

11.17.14

​Huxleyed Into the Full Orwell

The First Amendment Area was a good 800 yards from the courthouse, an imposing cage of chicken-wire and dangling zip-cuffs.

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