• Our dystopian cyberpunk here and now

    5 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    We in the West love our apocalyptic science fiction, in which cartoonishly evil authorities ruthlessly oppress all who so much as wonder about its absolute power, enforced via ubiquitous surveillance technology. Think The Hunger Games, Blade Runner 2049, V for Vendetta, just to pick a few. Well - to trot out that infamous William Gibson line, the future is here, it's just unevenly distributed.
    Yearly reminder: unless you're over 60, you weren't promised flying cars. You were promised an oppressive cyberpunk dystopia. Here you go.
    - Kyle Marquis July 10, 2013
    I'm thinking of Xinjiang...
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