The Programmable Pound
Now available on my Youtube channel – the closing “Futures Imaginaries” talk at the Goethe-Institut Indonesien’s Digital Discourses Science/Fiction conference, looking at how future-shaping technologies are changing the way we live, work, and eat.
I talk a bit about the interactive role of stories, and in particular speculative fiction, with future(s), describe a project with King’s College London and a project with Cybersalon, read a short story designed to raise ethical issues with AI predicting future mental health, and then answer audience questions.
Influencing and predicting the future using speculative fiction:
- What is the role of science fiction in imagining the future?
- Do science fiction’s predictions affect the future?
- How can fiction raise ethical issues around the future of technology and society?
It’s with great pleasure that I can announce Orchid’s Lantern Press will be publishing my next collection – Extracting Humanity.
I love what they do and am really looking forward to working with them.
More from them here https://orchidslantern.com/2022/10/22/press-news-2/