In 2050, to avert a climate apocalypse, Earth’s nations agree to elect a global dictator to make the hard decisions without fear or favour. When journalist Marcus Tully discovers the leading candidate may have engineered the biggest climate disaster to date — killing millions including Tully’s wife — to save his political career, will his search for the truth save or enslave humanity?
The World of Artificial wisdom
THE ROD BERRY PODCAST
Months before the events of Artificial Wisdom, Marcus Tully, the top followed journalist on Minds, was interviewed on The Rod Berry Mindcast. This is your chance to hear Tully tell it as it is: his thoughts on his recent exposé, how his team uncover such damning evidence, the shift in his profession – and his views on his competitors – all in five minutes.
THE SPEECH OF MARTHA CHANDRA, 2050, NEW CARTHAGE
After Solomon reached the last two candidates in the race for the dictatorship, his creator Martha Chandra gave a historic speech to over 700 million people watching around the world. See her perspective in this exclusive scene from the World of Artificial Wisdom.
The silence in the chilled conference chamber was that of alert, fascinated attention. Only twenty-thousand people surrounded her, but the magnitude of having seven-hundred-million watch her in neuro-reality hummed in the air. Martha Chandra allowed herself a gentle smile, then continued her speech…
2040: MILLIONS FEARED DEAD IN PERSIAN GULF HEATWAVE
See a newspaper article preserved from July 2nd 2040, the day after the tabkhir hit.
By Jerry Ives, July 2, 2040
MILLIONS FEARED DEAD IN PERSIAN GULF HEATWAVE
Wet-bulb temperatures soared to thirty-nine degrees centigrade, from the Red Sea to the Caspian Sea yesterday, an unprecedented weather event and catastrophe for hundreds of millions. BAGHDAD – Across a wide swath of the Middle East, scorching temperatures of dry-bulb…
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