FUTURE TENSE FICTION
By Emily Parker
A new short story about a world where everyone is happily chained to the blockchain.
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Future Tense is a partnership of Slate, New America and Arizona State University that examines emerging technologies, public policy and society.
Future Tense is the citizen’s guide to the future.The partnership provides insightful, timely, and unexpected analysis at the intersection of technology and society through written commentary and live events in Washington, D.C. and beyond.
Future Tense FictionA series of original science fiction stories crafted by leading authors, exploring how science and technology will change our lives in the future. Each story is paired with a response essay by an expert in a related field.
- Actually Naneen - By Malka Older
- A Priest, a Rabbi, and a Robot Walk Into a Bar - By Andrew Dana Hudson
- Affordances - By Cory Doctorow
- Double Spiral - By Marcy Kelly
- What the Dead Man Said - By Chinelo Onwualu
- Zero in Babel - By E. Lily Yu
- Space Leek - By Chen Qiufan
- No Moon and Flat Calm - By Elizabeth Bear
Best of Future TenseFuture Tense publishes commentary on Slate by researchers and scholars at Arizona State University, alongside many other writers and thinkers from the fields of journalism, public policy, science and technology, and more.
- How Southern Baptists Are Grappling With Artificial Intelligence - By Ruth Graham
- Ethics Alone Can’t Fix Big Tech - By Daniel Susser
- When the Rules Disappear - By Jeff Wise
- The Government Is Using the Most Vulnerable People to Test Facial Recognition Software - By Os Keyes, Nikki Stevens, and Jacqueline Wernimont
- The True Cost of Stain-Resistant Pants - By Andrew Maynard
- Fueling the Fire - By Stephen J. Pyne
- The Evolution of the Modern-Day Zombie - By EMILY ZARKA
- Space Exploration Isn’t Just About Science - By Lindy Elkins-Tanton