Thursday, August 18, 2011

Adrift (more fun to look at than articles about Ridley Scott's Blade Runner 2)











Adrift:

Neo-Paris 2084,

Augmented reality and memory manipulation have taken control of peoples’ lives.

You can now digitize, buy, sell or trade your own personal memories. The last remainders of intimacy have been swept away, in what appears to be a simple extension of the development of social networks and geolocation at the beginning of the 21st century.
The “surveillance society” has been accepted by the citizens themselves, in exchange for a few technological benefits. It is a reality that no one even thinks of challenging anymore.

This memory-based economy gives an immense yet uncontrollable power to a handful of people…
Via.

*Previously: Blade Runner wallpapers.

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