We are witnessing the reversal of an arrow. For all of human history, it was the physical world that impinged our minds. In the future, it is our minds that will impinge the physical world. […]
The bus pulled onto the shoulder to report the bleeder on the side of the highway. A car had clipped the man’s leg, which bent awkwardly to one side. His hands had frozen into fists […]
Couple very clever details in this art by AranniHK. First, of course, are the armed robots, having taken the place of the police, who are protecting those protesting them, which makes the entire act appear […]
The illustrations of Ignacio Bazan-Lazcano depict grungy hi-tech frontiers pitted with dust and danger. Sometimes post-apocalyptic, always remote, many of his works look like something out of Mad Max. His subjects are rebels and explorers […]
Like the early internet, AR is mostly a novelty at this point, such as the London art project in the video below, but the applications are legion. Almost anything humans manipulate in the world, from […]
The doctor’s eyes bulged from shock and asphyxiation as Mariko pulled the power cord taut. Her arms shook amid spittle and gasps, and she watched the frail man’s squirming tongue turn blue in his mouth. […]
I’ve been writing lately about how cyberpunk at 40 is becoming quaint and anachronistic but that most don’t see it because that’s the narrative of the future that most appeals. (There’s even a big computer […]
Cyberpunk and its offshoots (biopunk, solarpunk, etc.) are still our significant cultural vision of the future. And yet, it hasn’t aged particularly well. This is the vid-phone from Blade Runner (1980), which was supposed to […]
Digital artist Michael Black’s renders feature an insane amount of detail. Be sure to click on these to enlarge, and to visit Mr. Black’s ArtStation page.
Polish artist Reliah Szade paints a dark cybernetic mythos of techno-deities and tragically wounded transhuman heroes. Plenty of inspiration here for your next Shadowrun game.