Category Archives: Communications & Technology

Progressive Dehumanization: An Interview with Daniel Abella on the PKD Sci-Fi Film Festival

Anybody who has read this blog for any period of time will know how deeply influenced it is by the works of Philip K. Dick. His ability to unpick with great foresight the future trajectory of the human condition is still to this day, despite widespread appreciation for many of his works, an under-appreciated aspect of his large collection of writing.Continue Reading

Philip K. Dick Sci-Fi Film Festival Announces Submissions + March 2017 Dates!

The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival is returning to New York City for its fifth annual event.Continue Reading

Robot Overlordz: Futurist Podcast Guest Slot – Part II

I recently had the pleasure of speaking again with one half of the Robot Overlordz duo, to record another episode of their excellent podcast where we covered issues of direct democracy and political representation, algorithms for ethics, automation of jobs, hackability of smart technology, and the struggle between the human spirit and those power structuresContinue Reading

Relay Station (When Winter Calls ONS – Track III)

This track – Relay Station – is a slowly building, pulsating track that combines a sense of utopian euphoria with the growing tension of Caldera as the situation there begins to unfold.Continue Reading

Bernie Sanders, Digital Grassroots and the End of ‘Slacktivism’

Regardless of the outcome of the primaries over the coming months, the political landscape of the United States is changing rapidly because of new forms of digital grassroots activism.Continue Reading

Podcast Futures: Interview with the Robot Overlordz

Last month I had the pleasure of being a guest speaker on the Robot Overlordz podcast, an experience I enjoyed so much that I thought it would be great to return the favour and ask them a few questions about the current state of futurist thinking and where the community might be headed next. FC:Continue Reading