Trump Grabs Bump Stocks and Citizens Fear a Wall Around America as FEMA Camps Go Online

Tuesday, the Trump administration banned bump stocks without passing any legislation, putting an end to “legal machine guns” with direct executive action contrary to the constitution of the United States of America. With the same signature, Trump declared a state of Emergency and a permanent government shutdown, thus opening hundreds of FEMA camps around the […]

Snowcrash in 2018: A hopelessly optimistic dystopia

Neal Stephenson’s breakout ‘post-cyberpunk’ novel, Snowcrash, injected a heaping dose of realistic hard science fiction to slap down the more fanciful mind-uploading cyberpunk worlds of vague geometric ‘data’. Instead, Stephenson imagined a video-game like ‘Metaverse’ very much like many virtual worlds and massively-online games that exist today. “Didn’t anybody tell you that I was a […]