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The Future

Author
Nick Montfort
Publisher / Label
Mit Press
Country
USA
Language
English
Publication year
2017
Type of publication
Book
Number of pages
192
ISBN
9780262534819

Index

CONTENTS

Series Foreword ix

Preface xi

1  Facing the Future 1
2  Oracles, Prophecy, and Divination 17
3  Literary Utopias 33
4  Words-in-Freedom, Art for the Future 43
5  World's Fairs and Exhibiting the Future 59
6  The Pre-invention of the Web 77
7  The Computer Becomes a Book 109
8  Current Fictions: Design Fiction, Science Fiction 133
9  Conclusion: Practices for Future-Making 149

Notes 157 
Reference 161 
Index 165