In 1884 a school master named Edwin Abbott Abbott wrote the novella “Flatland: A Romance in Many Dimensions.” The book explored what it would be like to live in a two dimensional universe, and speculated…

History is littered with discarded technologies and obsolete skills. In the last few decades whole industries have been swept away by ever moving waves of change, and it seems unavoidable that today’s high tech is…

This month’s story is very loosely based on the Hans Christian Andersen short tale The Emperor’s New Clothes. Amber is working as a stage director for the opening celebration of the project of century when…