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Everything We Know Is Wrong by Magnus Lindkvist

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How an older society means a lot more than grey hair

All science fiction writers, whether they admit it or not, are writing metaphorically about the present. To extrapolate the future is really to comment on the now … The job of a science fiction writer, historically, has been to understand how technology and social factors interact.

– Cory Doctorow

image  “Meet George Jetson!”

George has a beautiful wife, Jane, and two kids, Elroy and Judy. He has a job and a comfortable middle-class life. By the way, George lives in the future.

He drives his family in a fold-up spaceship. Elroy attends Little Dipper School, a free-floating hovering platform, and ...

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