Schlagwort: Distopie

Checking Out.

I talk to my family every day. But other than that? Yes, Luisa, I have checked out of planet Earth. Nice place. Lovely people. But I have to focus on what comes next.

Neal Stephenson: Seveneves


Think about it.

If you can't tag him, does he even exist?

Comic Relief Originals: Anti Social - A Modern Dating Horror Story (2017)


Denn wer will ein Metaverse, das von einem Unternehmen verwaltet wird, das schon daran scheitert, ein zweidimensionales soziales Netzwerk verantwortungsbewusst zu gestalten?

In der Immersion eines Metaverse potenziert sich der Schaden, den Facebook heute schon anrichtet

Eva Wolfangel: Veto, Meta!


In an era when everything can be surveiled, all we have left is politeness.

Neal Stephenson: The Diamond Age


Setting: neomedieval Amsterdam. After the calls of Jan van Eijck to reduce carbon emissions and energy consumption [...]

Jan: These thirty- and forty-somethings have become so used to looking up everything on the Internet instead of remembering the literature, unlike us fifty- and sixty-somethings. I'm happy for my daughters that their generation is developing good memory and other skills again.

Barteld Kooi & Rineke Verbrugge: From principles to practical pigeon protocols, in: A Programming Road to Logic, Maths, Language, and Philosophy - A Tribute to Jan van Eijck on the Occasion of His Retirement.