Support the IEET




The IEET is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization registered in the State of Connecticut in the United States. Please give as you are able, and help support our work for a brighter future.



Search the IEET
Subscribe and Contribute to:


Technoprogressive? BioConservative? Huh?
Quick overview of biopolitical points of view




whats new at ieet

How Universal Basic Income Will Save Us From the Robot Uprising

Intelligence

Corporations Act To Make US Congress A Wholly Owned Subsidiary

Reading robots’ minds

Genetic Enineering and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Sorgner @ 3rd World Humanities Forum


ieet books

Virtually Human: The Promise—-and the Peril—-of Digital Immortality
Author
Martine Rothblatt


comments

instamatic on '2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots?' (Oct 31, 2014)

Rick Searle on '2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots?' (Oct 31, 2014)

instamatic on '2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots?' (Oct 31, 2014)

Rick Searle on '2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots?' (Oct 31, 2014)

Peter Wicks on '2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots?' (Oct 31, 2014)

Rick Searle on '2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots?' (Oct 31, 2014)

Peter Wicks on '2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots?' (Oct 31, 2014)







Subscribe to IEET News Lists

Daily News Feed

Longevity Dividend List

Catastrophic Risks List

Biopolitics of Popular Culture List

Technoprogressive List

Trans-Spirit List



JET

Enframing the Flesh: Heidegger, Transhumanism, and the Body as “Standing Reserve”

Moral Enhancement and Political Realism

Intelligent Technologies and Lost Life

Hottest Articles of the Last Month


2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots?
Oct 26, 2014
(11999) Hits
(23) Comments

Google’s Cold Betrayal of the Internet
Oct 10, 2014
(7828) Hits
(2) Comments

Why oil is getting cheaper
Oct 29, 2014
(5620) Hits
(0) Comments

Should we abolish work?
Oct 3, 2014
(5451) Hits
(1) Comments



IEET > Security > Eco-gov > Vision > Futurism > Contributors > Annalee Newitz

Print Email permalink (0) Comments (2696) Hits •  subscribe Share on facebook Stumble This submit to reddit submit to digg


A science fictional map of San Francisco as an archipelago city


Annalee Newitz
By Annalee Newitz
io9.com

Posted: Mar 28, 2012

125 thousand years ago, San Francisco was an island. And soon it will be one again, thanks to rising sea levels.

Excellent San Francisco blog Burrito Justice has just posted their latest masterpiece — a science fiction story (with infographics!) about city planning squabbles in the 2070’s, when San Francisco has become an archipelago.

You’ll note that the Mission hipsters are doomed to drown first, along with Ritual Roasters and Four Barrel Coffee, but those who live high above the sea in the hills of Castro and Noe Valley will still be pushing their strollers around and eating at the supernaturally delicious Cookie Time truck.


To read the rest of the article, and to see additional maps, click HERE

 


Annalee Newitz is an American journalist who covers the cultural impact of science and technology. She is the editor-in-chief of io9, which named in 2010 as one of the top 30 science blogs by The Times. Her work has been published in Popular Science, Wired, Salon.com, New Scientist, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, and AlterNet, and she is a regular lecturer at colleges and conferences.
Print Email permalink (0) Comments (2697) Hits •  subscribe Share on facebook Stumble This submit to reddit submit to digg


COMMENTS


YOUR COMMENT (IEET's comment policy)

Login or Register to post a comment.

Next entry: More Than Human? The Ethics of Biologically Enhancing Soldiers

Previous entry: Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

HOME | ABOUT | FELLOWS | STAFF | EVENTS | SUPPORT  | CONTACT US
SECURING THE FUTURE | LONGER HEALTHIER LIFE | RIGHTS OF THE PERSON | ENVISIONING THE FUTURE
CYBORG BUDDHA PROJECT | AFRICAN FUTURES PROJECT | JOURNAL OF EVOLUTION AND TECHNOLOGY

RSSIEET Blog | email list | newsletter |
The IEET is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization registered in the State of Connecticut in the United States.

Contact: Executive Director, Dr. James J. Hughes,
56 Daleville School Rd., Willington CT 06279 USA 
Email: director @ ieet.org     phone: 860-297-2376