Archive for May 5th, 2016

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Dark Future Ahead 15 – News from the ‘Net of a Cyberpunk bent

5 May, 2016

About to run Shadowrun tonight, not stealing anything directly from the articles below but hopefully they will prove inspiration to others.  Now, tune in for the latest interesting and cyberpunk inspiring stories that I have found:

Sometimes extreme measure are needed to protect endangered animals, rangers authorized to use lethal force to protect rhinos in Kenya.  Surely there is a place in a cyberpunk game for this.

Wearable technology finding its place in modern fashion at long last?

The global language of music is found in heavy metal?  Metal music is everywhere and increasingly as a international, cross cultural genre.  Fascinating.

Using modern technology to spread ancient thought, Xian’er the robotic (Buddhist) monk is here to help and teach you.

Your lead singer is a hologram?  Wasn’t that a 1980s cartoon?  But jokes aside, the Japanese have created a realistic(ish) holographic singer and she tours.

The Belgian military is using drones to keep an eye on their ports.

What visions of the coming dark future have you seen recently?

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