The Training Commission
A speculative newsletter about post-Shitstorm America that has turned to algorithmic governance after a brutal second civil war.
A US Army veteran brings us a truly singular vision of the future of warfare, in which AI is forced to confront the traumas of combat.
Give us a hero, the people said. So for everyone's sake, the genius tried.
Lia Swope Mitchell
Rapid Enlightenment Machine
If a machine could help get you up to speed with the times, so to speak, would you climb in?
Anna I. Wu
In a future where birds must be coded into the sky, a tech worker tries to live with his creation.
An epic space opera of Pluto, drugs, and final frontiers.
The Duchy of the Toe Adam
Welcome to a planet where worshipping the wrong appendage can get you killed.
The Department of Suicide
In a white concrete cell, a doctor from the DoS sat across a plastic table and questioned Catherine Gabriel as to why she had chosen misery over standard-issue happiness.
In the not-so-distant future, rural America contends with the arrival of Big Solar.
Death and Other Gentrifying Neighborhoods
In the not so distant future, on the shores of submerged Miami, a tale of sex, server farms, and the exploited human 'reboots' who keep the new world humming.
Sam J. Miller
Nuclear Event Detector
The product sheet is clear: Any claim against a dysfunctional nuclear event detector must be made within 90 days.
An exclusive excerpt from Infinite Detail, the debut novel by Tim Maughan