Where Black Mirror meets real scientists
Robot-driven redundancies, extreme health monitoring, rogue algorithms, fake news, hacked driverless cars….
A powerful collection of 30 near-future science fiction shorts that explore where our technology may be taking us.
New Novel Explores Dark Future Of Social Media
In the near-future, ruthless corporations run Britain, daily life is dictated by algorithms and survival depends on social media popularity. That’s the chilling yet plausible scenario created by author Stephen Oram in his new book Fluence, which is published on June 26th.
Stranger than fiction? A Visit to Bristol Robotics Laboratory
What do slipstream, near-future and climate-fiction authors have in common with the European Human Brain Project and the Bristol Robotics Laboratory? In this case, creating stories to provoke debate between the scientific community and the public as part of the Bristol Lit Fest.
Articles and interviews
BBC Radio Bristol (5 June 2017): 1 hour 45 minutes in
Author talk with Richard Lowe, October 2018
Interview with Business Cloud podcast, June 2017
In the press
British Computer Society: The Chartered Institute for IT, October 2017
Hampstead Village Voice (A Little Literati), October 2015
Morning Star, August 2015
Ham&High, August 2015
Fitzrovia News, July 2015
Morning Star, July 2015
Camden New Journal, February 2015
Fitzrovia News, October 2014
Richard Dee Indie Showcase, February 2019
Justin Meckes Writer’s Block, May 2017
Communist Party, January 2016
Greenbelt Festival, August 2015
Boom Baby Reviews, July 2015
Deal Sharing Aunt, July 2015
Brook Cottage Books, July 2015
SW FairBrother, July 2015
Confessions of a Bookaholic, April 2015