In this era of – what do we call it? Late decaying finance capitalism/incipient police state with robot workforce – that holds the promise of so many different dooms and dystopias, it’s vital that we can actually even think of the possible utopias and doom averting senarioes that are also latent in the present moment. So says Ursula Le Guin, whose opinion i deeply respect.
So also say the left-leaning ratbags over at motherboard, who have started collecting shortform science fiction. Mission statement here, it’s actually pretty inspiring.
Pics from Elysium. Google image search elysium robots; it’ll blow yer freakin’ mind.