2H2K - April 2050 - Robots are Marxist: An Introduction As I began thinking about what city life might be like in the year 2050, I found myself wondering how people will speak of robots when everything is a robot. Just as we no longer refer to "horseless carriages," I don't expect anyone to refer to "driverless automobiles" forty years from now. Doing so, I found that I stopped thinking about questions of Artificial Intelligence, and instead was wondering about Artificial Labor.
2H2K- January 2050 - Object Orientated Fiction: An Introduction This past spring I started a collaborative project with my friend Greg Borenstein; a brand of design fiction, but while most design fiction tends to be a mashup of concept design and infomercial, so far ours is shaping up to be about the ways technologies end up getting used, not about how they are meant to be used. So perhaps it is better described as a form of Object Orientated SciFi (I'd like to think so anyway).
2H2K - June 2050 - Bohème Rule - An Introduction: "As the ruling circle continue to build their technocracy, more and more of the proletariat will become unemployable, become lumpen, until they have become the popular class, the revolutionary class." Huey P Newton
2H2K - April 2050 - tuRing: The fourth short story in the series. This one returns us to David's efforts to build a fab-shop on an abandon residential foundation slab in the the exurban desert out side LA.