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Technology has moved forward 72 years, but President Bartoli’s troubles are straight out of the past. 280AD to be precise.

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Moving Pictures ('05)


A band of Garage CGI Spielbergs, a Machinima movie and Hollywood's establishment

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Trojan Horses ('03)


P2P networks, portable digital media, the MPAA, Brooklyn Technical High School, the US government and terrorism

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iPhone e-book: Announcing "2080"

Following Trojan Horses and Moving Pictures, we are happy to announce our latest Tech Fiction, 2080.
As 1984 was written in 1948, so 2080 is written in 2008. Technology has moved forward 72 years, but President Bartoli’s troubles are straight out of the past. 280AD to be precise.

Can a mysterious bot keep history from repeating itself?
Here's an excerpt:

“Sir, we have an urgent update on this communication. This is not authentic video. Repeat, this is not the real time footage of the speaker. Forcing de-cloaking now,” as the officer scrambled to keep up with the analysis, the image of the figure started to deteriorate. “We are also now detecting that the transmission is coming from outside Greater Europe domains. Repeat, definitely foreign origin.”

“Shut down sockets. Launch countermeasures, including basic financial counter-insurgency packages,” De Ryck shouted, as he leapt out of his chair.

“No, Marteen. Don’t—“ followed Bartoli’s command, his hand reaching out to De Ryck.

As the three stared wild-eyed at the display, the image of the Caucasian male disappeared.

In its place emerged...

2080 comes in three versions:
  • HTML (black text, grey background, easy-to-read column)

  • PDF (black text, white background, render natively on iPhone)

  • For the first time, iPhone e-book: Exand zip'd folder of JPGs (sample above) into directory from which you are sync'ing other Photos. View pages in portrait orientation. "Flick" to advance.
Enjoy!



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