“Reynolds described the first novel of the series as featuring a utopian future where Africa is a leading technological power.”
Project: Hieroglyph is an anthology of positive science fiction futures by: Elizabeth Bear, Bruce Sterling, Neal Stephenson, Cory Doctorow, Karl Schroder, Kathleen Ann Goonan, Madeline Ashby, Lee Konstantinou, Annalee Newitz, Geoffrey Landis, James L. Cambias, Gregory Benford, Vandana Singh, Brenda Cooper, Rudy Rucker, David Brin, Charlie Jane Anders.
Hello folks. In our harsh political climate it’s hard to think of the optimistic goals that would pull us towards building a better world.
In 1888 Edward Bellamy published ‘Looking Backward’ which described a quasi-socialist utopian American society. Over a hundred ‘Bellamy Clubs’ arose to debate and discuss the idea. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Looking_Backward
What are today’s lures (real and imagined) for social change that can challenge and interrogate our present?
(The name is inspired by the recent Saturday Night Live skit where Brooklyn people retreat from election results. Not above self parody.)