A New History of the Future in 100 Objects - A Fiction

Author(s): Adrian Hon

Fiction

In the year 2082, a curator looks back at the twenty-first century, offering a history of the era through a series of objects and artifacts. He reminisces about the power of connectivity, which was reinforced by such technologies as silent messaging--wearable computers that relay subvocal communication; quotes from a self-help guide to making friends with "posthumans"; describes the establishment of artificial worlds on asteroids; and recounts pro-democracy movements in epistocratic states. In A New History of the Future in 100 Objects, Adrian Hon constructs a possible future by imagining the things it might leave in its wake.

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  • : 9780262539371
  • : MIT Press
  • : MIT Press
  • : October 2020
  • : --- length: - '9' width: - '6' units: - Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Adrian Hon
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 264