Part 2 of this essay published here with the permission of Extropia DaSilva. — Gwyn
“My God, it’s full of stars!”
– Arthur C. Clarke.
INTRODUCTION: THE PROBLEM WITH SCIENCE FICTION.
Do these quotes remind you of anything?
‘There were seven girls waiting there, all floating just off the tatami. Except the one sitting by herself, at the end of the imaginary table, was a robot’.
‘The people are pieces of software called avatars. They are the audiovisual bodies that people use to communicate with each other in the metaverse’.