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The Future Chronicles #1 Internet

In the 60s humanity dreamed of reaching for the stars. Then they invented the net…

The first issue tells the history of 21st Century’s most disruptive technology: the internet. Traveling through twenty articles from 1962 to 2096, you’ll experience the incredible transformation from a technophobe to a virtual society.

Machines become more intelligent than humanity, privacy ends in a free flow of information and centres of power dissolve in the emergence of decentral structures.

Technology is shrinking, until it vanishes in the human body, mankind overcomes natural selection by evolving into machines until our whole world finally gets replaced by virtual reality.

Contents

  • I

    • 1964 - Timesharing
    • 1971 - Arpanet
    • 1984 - Personal Computing
    • 1996 - World Wide Web
  • II

    • 2000 - New Economy
    • 2009 - Social Web
    • 2012 - Cloud
    • 2013 - Post PC
  • III

    • 2014 - Wearable Tech
    • 2018 - Augmented Reality
    • 2020 - Post Privacy
    • 2022 - Corporate Web
  • IV

    • 2026 - Internet of Things
    • 2030 - Digital Identity
    • 2032 - Symbiotic Web
    • 2038 - Youconomy
  • V

    • 2055 - Altered Reality
    • 2069 - Mind Control
    • 2080 - Total Immersion
    • 2096 - Virtual Reality
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Contributors

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