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Future Fictions
 
A set of twelve posters on the development of technology, showing both the underlying ideas that technology has been based on and the various forms it has taken. Produced in 1989.


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1. Agricultural Society
  - the main features of technology in Europe before the Industrial Revolution.
2. Age of Reason
  -the break up of the feudal order and the emergence of new scientific ideas.
3. Experiment
  - the application of new ideas and the resulting discoveries.
4. Industrialism
  - the emergence of the new machine culture.
5. Dissent
  - the various forms of disenchantment with industrialism.
6. Technology as New God
  - the beginning of the new electronic culture.
7. War Machine
  - war as impetus to technological development.
8. Consumerism
  - expansion of commodity production in USA.
9. Globalism
  - giant corporations emerging to control world technological development.
10. Information Age
  - the birth of a computer based culture.
11. Techno Threat
  - the various misuses and dangers of technology.
12. Future Fictions
  - the future of the technocratic vision.