Brave New World and Beyond Public

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Hard Sci-fi, possible futures, speculative fiction, some non-fiction, the things that got us where we are today. Starting with Huxley's Brave New World we can see a theme of sci-fi predicting the future. This list has no order

  1. Dark matter by 

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    One night after an evening out, Jason Dessen, forty-year-old physics professor living with his wife and son in Chicago, is …

  2. Cumulus by 

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    In the not-so-distant future, economic inequality and persistent surveillance push Oakland to the brink of civil war. Lilly Miyamoto is …

  3. The Filter Bubble by 

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    "An eye-opening account of how the hidden rise of personalization on the Internet is controlling-and limiting-the information we consume. In …

  4. True Names by 

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  5. The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by 

    4 stars

    "Is Google making us stupid?" When Nicholas Carr posed that question, in a celebrated Atlantic Monthly cover story, he tapped …

  6. Neuromancer by 

    4 stars

    The Matrix is a world within the world, a global consensus- hallucination, the representation of every byte of data in …

  7. Shockwave Rider by 

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    This 1975 book pretty much nailed the contradictions inherent in global networking, long before the network was created. It's full …

  8. The Ministry for the Future by 

    4 stars

    Established in 2025, the purpose of the new organization was simple: To advocate for the world's future generations and to …

  9. Machinehood by 

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    Welga Ramirez, executive bodyguard and ex-special forces, is about to retire early when her client is killed in front of …

  10. Firebreak by 

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    One young woman faces down an all-powerful corporation in this all-too-near future science fiction debut that reads like a refreshing …

  11. Les Furtifs by 

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    Ils sont là, parmi nous, jamais où tu regardes, à circuler dans les angles morts de la vision humaine. On …

  12. How to Do Nothing by 

    3 stars

    In a world where addictive technology is designed to buy and sell our attention, and our value is determined by …

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