“Nobody knows better than Bruce Sterling how thin the membrane between science fiction and real life has become, a state he correctly depicts as both thrilling and terrifying in this frisky, literate, clear-eyed sketch of the next half-century. Like all of the most interesting futurists, Sterling isn’t just talking about machines and biochemistry: what he really cares about are the interstices of technology with culture and human history.” -Kurt ...
By Bruce Sterling
Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks (December 23, 2003)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.8 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 1548916
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
Reading a book about the future that was written a decade ago is an interesting exercise in time travel. It turns out that many of the trends that Sterling perceived in the early 2000s are alive and growing ten years on.Bruce Sterling has a well-des