The future has arrived…but how do you feel about it? October 16, 2009Posted by pupfiction in Uncategorized.
Readers of M.T. Anderson’s sensational and extremely prescient young adult novel Feed will feel a glimmer of recognition when they read this article about the first steps toward a technology-run telepathy being hailed as “brain-to-brain communication”, by the UK’s Times Online. It would seem that Anderson’s once sci-fi concept of “thought” being the impetus to send messages from person to person is becoming sci (without the fi). But before we enthusiastically embrace such an effortless mode of communication let’s note the mention of another famous author’s (Orwell) concept: Big Brother.