Tag: post-truth

January 19, 2018 / / Blog of the Future

In the novel 2089, the Orwellian features of the surveillance society are made possible by bugging the brain of everyone in society. Everything that people see and hear is detected and then published on the internet. Society as a whole positively chose to put this…

December 21, 2017 / / Blog of the Future

As I write, there are out-and-out civil wars in umpteen countries, violent conflicts of other descriptions (violent independence or insurgency movements) in double-umpteen countries, violently oppressive governments in power in umpteen more countries, and simply criminal violent groups in many others. And of course a…

November 18, 2017 / / Blog of the Future
November 2, 2017 / / Blog of the Future

What is wrong in the world? Well, where do I start?! Are we ‘going to Hell in a handcart’? In the last edition of this blog I highlighted how difficult it is to be sure these days what is actually going on in the word.…

October 26, 2017 / / Blog of the Future

Trump’s August tweets of “Fire and fury”, “locked and loaded” lead me to think we are now at war with Eastasia. If you’re familiar with 1984, you will know that, of course, we have never been at war with Eurasia. Oh, hold on, “more troops…