The dystopia is here, it's just not evenly distributed
Could the frog know the water is going to boil?
|Jesse Hirsh||Jan 20, 2020||5||2|
William Gibson is often credited with the concept that the future is here, it’s just not evenly distributed yet. This is a good motto for the practice of futurism, as there is no future, only what we see in the present, extrapolated forward.
What we see in the present is contextual, and usually subjective. We start from our own experience, and go from th…