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  • Sci-fi itself has changed from space operas to fantasies tinged with sex and distopic anger; it's changed to something away from hardware and exploration, to a genre that sells better to a dazed and frustrated populace.

    MIND MELD: Is Science Fiction Responsible for the Lack of Public Interest in Space Exploration?

  • This is a distopic version of a concept called the Technological Singularity, a notion I'll discuss at greater length in an upcoming essay on Charles Stross's Glasshouse and Accelerando, two new novels from a hot new author.

    Year's Best SF 11

  • Once one deter­mines that EPIC is futur­ism broadly (whether distopic or utopic has never been par­tic­u­larly clear to any­one), the ques­tions change — as some stu­dents who began pars­ing the film deter­mined.

    The Art of Verification « Snarkmarket

  • Well may it be we can't do a whole lot about it in the real world, but who on earth thought it was a good idea to import this distopic I don't mean distopia as a troll.

    Do virtual worlds liberate us?

  • This is in the same 'universe' as CyberZone, and involves a semi-distopic techno-future.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • I just stopped being a technophobe like, two months ago, and now here's this crappy distopic literary scenario to contend with.

    Museum Blogs

  • Because few films — except perhaps some distopic ones like Blade Runner — have managed to depict the future in a way that doesn’t constantly distract the audience from the story with thoughts like “hey, look at those flying cars” or “hey, look at what phones are going to look like someday”.

    Interview With Jonathan Mostow, Surrogates Director » DVDs Worth Watching


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