Building The Bionic Man - Contains some of the most bleeding-edge cyberware and robotics, as well as some genuinely funny moments and pretty slick production.
Just finished watching. I knew it influenced Blade Runner, but I didn’t expect the Terminator as well. You can see why they call it proto-cyberpunk.
Someone who’s messaged me on here had their eye caught by my “Information Wants to be Free” graphic, and is offering to pay me to write tech/gaming articles.
I feel like I’m in the Bigend Trilogy (which I really should read more of).
I can’t really say about my country alone- it’s a globalized world, and I consider myself a citizen of the net more than any one nation.
Ten years from now. The internet has been split in two, effectively. On one side is the legitimate, corporate-controlled internet with all it’s pay walls and censors and “irregular traffic detection”. On the other are the Darknets- the new computer underground, havens for smugglers, revolutionaries, perverts, and hackers.
North Korea has fallen apart, leading to a massive black market and turning the Sea of Japan into pirate territory. Japan re-militarizes.
Secession seems imminent, whether it’s 10 years from now or a hundred. The restored republics of Texas and California will probably be the first, followed by Cascadia, possibly Vermont, maybe Arizona and New Mexico. Civil war would be limited and short, if any takes place.