science fiction

No (bright) future for me: Solarpunk is not the new Cyberpunk

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 sup...

EXTROPY: When Man Merges With Machine And The Machine Merges With The World

In the proof-of-concept video Speedhack, you have the chance to check the work of Dylan J. Nathan, a British architecter who has been in a long journey through electronic music, CGI and VFX. In order ...

Ex Machina: A Movie Of Machines About Human Ambition

I took a long time to finally watch to Alex Garland’s debut film Ex Machina (2015), but when I was finally able to see it, I had so much high hopes that I ended up being a little bit disappointed. How...

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The Pursuit of the Brazilian Identity in Cyberpunk

In Brazil, there is this dilemma about national identity that was already the subject of several posts written by foreigners who lived here for some time. You can find tons of lists trying to explain ...

Grendel’s Rebellious Electronic Music

Starting back in 1997, the aggrotech/dark electro Dutch band Grendel was named after the beast in the Anglo-Saxon tale Beowulf. That’s where the folk inspiration ends – the group, headed b...

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UPGRADED: The Cyborg Anthology

While cybernetic enhancements or implants are archetypal of, but not limited to, the cyberpunk genre, Upgraded: The Cyborg Anthology as an entire book prioritises the human voice as the characters exp...