on the native culture of self-aware science-fictional citizens, with Bruce Sterling

Think atemporally and act in the moment. Write the manifestos, but write them with an expiration date. So you’re a self-aware science-fictional citizen in a post-cyberpunk, post-Snowden, hypermediated, ecologically collapsing world. Everybody says nobody reads, but it’s a meme and it got 100000 Likes on Facebook, and a subreddit dedicated to it, and is the subject of […]

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"Practical Design Fiction", metafictional machine gods and the blocky prototypes of the Holographic Universe

Matt Jones gave this talk at #interaction15 earlier this year, which went up on vimeo some four weeks ago, which I’m only watching and processing now because I’ve been elsewhere. BUT… drilling deeper into the mechanics of design fiction and its implications for #thework are very high on my permanent #todolist for this hashtaggin’ year. […]

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