Stop With the Predictions

Posted on January 29th, 1989 by floraschnall // Press & Reviews // Comments Off on Stop With the Predictions

We do indeed live, as (author) FM-2030 points out, in a fast-changing, electronically interlocked world (“Are You Ready?” by Connie Koenenn, Jan. 11). One thing that hasn’t changed, apparently, is that a crank with a gimmick and a penchant for holier-than-thou jargon can make lots of money, even in our “post-industrial” society. What FM-2030 has […]

Part Trans and Another Part Human

Posted on January 19th, 1989 by floraschnall // Press & Reviews // Comments Off on Part Trans and Another Part Human

I stand uneasily astride the past and the Brave New World envisioned by the futurist who has changed his name from F. M. Esfandiary to FM-2030. Evidently FM-2030 adopted his new name to be more in keeping with the digital society we live in. (Our recent story about FM-2030, by Connie Koenenn, didn’t say whether […]

Are You Ready? The Future Is Here, and This Author With a Strange Name Has a Test for Those Who Wonder if They’ll Fit In

Posted on January 11th, 1989 by floraschnall // Press & Reviews // Comments Off on Are You Ready? The Future Is Here, and This Author With a Strange Name Has a Test for Those Who Wonder if They’ll Fit In

Have you traded in your typewriter for a personal computer and your plug-in telephone for a mobile cellular unit? Do you send electronic mail instead of writing letters? Do you even know what electronic mail is? Have you relegated such routine personal chores as depositing checks and paying bills to a telebanking system? Do you […]