Looking through the rear-view mirror

I just bought a used car from my stepfather. I always told myself I'd keep my old road-toaster until it cost me more to fix per month than a new car's payment. That's good and well until you break down between cities for the third time (this time because your alternator spontaneously combusted and your … Continue reading Looking through the rear-view mirror

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The Office

It's a funny thing, building a career at a small office. We were twelve workers when I joined fifty-one months ago. I came in with a bushy tail and eyes wide in uncertain terror. The others were so calm and collected, so put together. I stumbled my way through the minor and catastrophic mistakes that … Continue reading The Office

The case for technological dictatorship. Orwell’s nightmare is humanity’s salvation.

Two conventional types of sci-fi 1) In sci-fi, humanity often travels the stars. Either through massive speed, or by bending space-time to shorten the distance we have to travel, we colonise the universe. These stories usually centre around the things we find in space or the things we change into when millennia and lightyears separate … Continue reading The case for technological dictatorship. Orwell’s nightmare is humanity’s salvation.