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Terraform
Terraform

Paralysis

Well, it’s over, you’re out now. You’re safe. You scared me, you know.
Claude Ecken
2.9.18
Obituaries
Obituaries

We Lost Ursula K. Le Guin When We Needed Her Most

Her novels and stories spoke with the breath of her politics, a graceful and humanist blend of lyrical environmentalism, feminism, and anticapitalism.
Claire L. Evans
1.24.18
Science Fiction
Science Fiction

Watch These Robots Work Themselves to Death in This Sci-Fi Short

'Vicious Cycle' is a look at mindless work and automation.
Caroline Haskins
1.11.18
black mirror
black mirror

‘Black Mirror’ Made a Murder Thriller About Overbearing Licensing Agreements

"Crocodile" isn't about mind-reading technology, it's about the End User License Agreements that enable it.
Jason Koebler
1.2.18
speculative fiction
speculative fiction

How the Best Futures Help Us Survive an Unbearable Present

The best way to remember 2017 will surely be through the stories it told about what might come after
Brian Merchant
1.2.18
Science Fiction
Science Fiction

Forget Quentin Tarantino, the Next Great 'Star Trek' Movie Is About its Fans

‘Please Stand By’ might be the loving tribute to Trek we all deserve.
Matthew Gault
12.6.17
Terraform
Terraform

Writing a Dystopia of Women's Oppression in the Age of Trump

An interview with Louise Erdrich, author of Future Home of the Living God.
Brian Merchant
12.4.17
moon man
moon man

'The Martian' Author Andy Weir Talks 'Artemis' and the Future of Moon Cities

Following on the success of 'The Martian,' Weir is back with a second novel set in a bustling Moon city.
Becky Ferreira
11.14.17
Terraform
Terraform

Last Day at the Department of Oxygen

“We breathe because we are human.” – Fred Dunderhoff, Secretary of Oxygen
Blake Kimzey
11.10.17
Terraform
Terraform

Hysteria

How to get the most out of your new artificial womb.
Meg Elison
11.2.17
Futures
Futures

Future Humans Will Colonize the Deep Sea

As sea levels rise, might humans simply go under it?
Becky Ferreira
10.31.17
cyberpunk
cyberpunk

Taylor Swift Is Cyberpunk Now

The music video for '...Ready For It?' is full of cyberpunk tropes.
Matthew Gault
10.27.17