“I’m a Luddite (And So Can You!)” by Tom Humberstone on what the Luddites can teach us about an automated future.
“Futures Built on Sand” by Yazan Al-Saadi & Ghadi Ghosn on the dystopian cities being constructed in Saudi Arabia.
“Existential Crisis” by Maria Stoian on climate change the prospect of human extinction.
“Labor-Built AI” by Dan Nott and Scott Cambo on how artificial intelligence built their models.
“Smart Home Invasion” by polterink on the failed promise of a work-free future.
With Dispatches, Strips, and other contributions from:
For The Response, cartoonists on futures that didn’t pan out featuring Nicole Georges, Sage Coffey, Stephani Soejono, and Kane Lynch.
Future stats by Andy Warner, Archive comics on the future curated by Warren Bernard, and in our letters to the editor Jamie Noguchi illustrates where our readers see themselves in twenty years. Plus an interview with John Jennings on Afro-futurism by Gaia WXYZ.
Dispatches from Dorothy Gambrel, T Edward Bak, Trinidad Escobar, Aubrey Hirsch, Maki Naro and Matthew Francis, Rachel DL, and Yifan Luo.
With strips by Matt Bors, Noah Van Sciver, Gemma Correll, Joey Alison Sayers, Mattie Lubchansky, Michael Kupperman, Eric Haven, Keith Knight, Jorge Henrique Gonzalez, and Julia Bernhard
With illustrations by Elizabeth Haidle and Mark Kaufman.
Covers and illustrations for the sections, masthead and contributors by Ben Passmore