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Imagine the World in 100 Years.

Nine authors collaborated to envision a “Smart City” of the first world 100 years in the future, exploring trends like ubiquitous computing, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, biotech, anti-aging and green technologies - alongside corporate governance and social upheaval. "UbiquiCity" is a work of interwoven fiction that might turn out to be very real.

Enter the Augmented Future.

It is the dawn of the 22nd century, and in the sprawling metropolis known as “UbiquiCity,” the most wealthy and powerful districts possess all the latest in smart technology, with every building, device and control system connected via the Internet Of Things.

The world is augmented and identity is fluid. Satellite-guided cars drive themselves. Busy drones fill the skies. Cloud-assisted bots perform once-human jobs. Appliances, vehicles, buildings, media devices, products, streetlights, roadsigns and even toilets communicate electronically, all under the watchful eye of the AI CitySystem. For the inhabitants of the UbiComp zones, life is sweet.

But not everyone in the city is so blessed.

Where is technology taking us? Who will we be when we get there? Short stories by Niko Carcosa, Antony Copeland, Tod Davies, Tod Foley, DeAnna Knippling, SL Koch, Shariann Lewitt, Adrian McCauley, and T Reynolds paint a picture of a realistic future city where ubiquitous computing is the source of world-changing innovation, renovation and social disruption.

Watch for the GameMaster’s Sourcebook usable with any science fiction roleplaying game, taking you inside the world of UbiquiCity!

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Stewart M November 28, 2017 5:51 pm UTC
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Don't overlook that this is a collection of short stories--not a game aid.

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298
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978-0-692-98574-8
Publisher Stock #
UBP01
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November 09, 2017
This title was added to our catalog on November 15, 2017.