Agency Made Me Do It
AMMDI is an open-notebook hypertext writing experiment, authored by Mike Travers aka
. It's a work in progress and some parts are more polished than others. Comments welcome!
Takes place in near future (2045?) world of mostly-collapsed political order
Protagonist: Oscar, a slick independent political operative
Most of the action involves his soft takeover of a government science lab in East Texas
Oscar falls in with Greta, a neurologist who just wants to do science
Opposed by a lunatic Huey Long-esque governor of Louisiana (evil biohacking)
The boldness of Distraction is that it imagines a collapsing America that still feels livable.
Distraction, by Bruce Sterling, turns 20 at the perfect political moment.
30 Oct 2021 02:15 - 16 Dec 2022 12:22
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SF author, futurist, and "visionary in residence". Has recently been more of a very hip international
guru, sort of.
I recently reread and have been recommending his 1998 novel