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I woke up this morning and as I always do checked my social media like the well trained citizen I am. All of my feeds were saturated with the truly sad news that David Bowie had left this world and that his two most recent songs had been a planned farewell to his fans. David […]

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As a New Yorker, born, raised, likely microchiped to prevent me from leaving the city, I’m no stranger to seeing alternate versions of places around me. New York is always the city in the movie poster where some infection has taken root, where monsters rampage, where prisoners are dumped to live in a lawless colony, […]

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Media in the 90s was a weird creature. It was the decade the Internet boomed but had yet to achieve complete supremacy over media migration, and because of that circumstance it was the last decade new media was learned about via word-of-mouth. A weird concept to appreciate fifteen years after that practice held significant influence […]

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Christmas is a holiday that by it’s very nature rubs a lot of cyberpunks the wrong way, because of it’s overly consumeristic nature, appropriation of culture, stories that lull us into accepting the surveillance state, ect. In the cyberpunk Christmas there is not a lot of happiness, rather a nihilistic acceptance of human nature and […]

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Based in Buenos Aires, the creative studio 3DAR has recently released a short movie called Uncanny Valley about virtual reality addiction. Foreseeing a future where VR junkies live in slums, the film has an approach that is close to a documentary, although it has some artistic intakes on its photography. Even though it has a […]

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Introduction Soma, by Frictional Games, is a great addition to the genre of science fiction horror, as well as the cyberpunk genre. This isn’t surprising considering that the game was made by the same production house that created the Amnesia games. And just like the Amnesia series, one of the major elements that sets Soma […]

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Rarely am I the one to promote a graphic novel or any type of reading media given the huge lack of time I have for consuming entertainment in that form. But being a long time fan of graphic novels/mangas, Metal Made Flesh caught my eye. Apparently I wasn’t alone either. While I haven’t read the […]

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The list of imagined effects from the use of computers and devices connected to the Internet and one another has never been short and have always been supplemented with exaggerated imaginings. But it appears that addiction to that connection may be a real thing. Since 2008, China has declared Internet addiction as a real condition […]

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Some days ago, the article Is Solarpunk the new Cyberpunk?, written by RoAnna Sylva, popped on my Facebook timeline. Now renamed as Solarpunk: We are golden, and our future is bright, the piece is supposed to be an introduction to the term and the concept of Solarpunk as a genre to overcome the grim ideas […]

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