On futurism

Slum

“Tackling the challenge of sustainable urban design for the whole planet and not just for a few privileged countries or social groups, requires a vast stage in the imagination.”

Elysium & Snowpiercer: exploding heads vs. rail sociology

Snowpiercer hatchetmen

Elysium is bad science fiction on just about every level, and a pretty poor film to boot. Snowpiercer, by contrast, is a fascinating study of human social psychology in a high-stress environment.