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So dieselpunk is writing about 80100

2023-10-05 06:20:02.796142+02 by Dan Lyke 4 comments

So dieselpunk is writing about 80-100 years ago, we're due for some atompunk...

And what's post-cyber? We're clearly in the dystopia that cyberpunk predicted, so looking forward....

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#Comment Re: So dieselpunk is writing about 80100 made: 2023-10-05 18:39:14.170424+02 by: meuon

atompunk - I'm thinking Tom Swift, everything was atom powered. But then, so was Asimov's foundation. I'm still seeking out "utopian"sci-fi. It's in the backdrop of Star Trek, I'd like to see more of that.

#Comment Re: So dieselpunk is writing about 80100 made: 2023-10-05 23:39:51.599653+02 by: Dan Lyke

Yeah, "solarpunk" came up shortly after that, which I know has had a run, and I think needs to come back as we (hopefully) ramp up ways to lower our ecological impact, and Tara Calishain suggested "infopunk" as something appropriate to our age.

I'm kinda wondering about "infopunk" as an exploration of information in the age of LLM and machine generated images, where the truth is even more subversive than it has been....

#Comment Re: So dieselpunk is writing about 80100 made: 2023-10-06 16:03:32.032361+02 by: meuon

'infopunk' - might be current world, right now.

#Comment Re: So dieselpunk is writing about 80100 made: 2023-10-10 03:08:23.986578+02 by: TheSHAD0W

You do know that nuclear reactors are actually steampunk, right? :-D

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