FUTURE TENSE FICTION
By Yudhanjaya Wijeratne
A short story about a government run entirely by machines.
Oct 14, 2020 | 12:00 pm (EDT)
How might AI transform understandings of personhood, governance, and the redress of past racial injustice? Join Future Tense and the Center for Science and Imagination for a conversation with science fiction authors Holli Mintzer, Tochi Onyebuchi, and Yudhanjaya Wijeratne.
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