This is a dialog between Michael Anissimov, co-editor of H+ magazine, and Rick Moss, author of the recent book Ebocloud, which explores futuristic social networks combined with brain-computer interface technology. Republished here courtesy H+ magazine.
You can always tell when you’ve got a bona fide crackpot idea. You’ll hear one or more of the following responses: A) They’ll never let you do that. B) That’ll never work. C) They’ll put you in jail. D) You’re gonna get us all killed.
I was recently treated to a personal anecdote about a thirty-something man who broke off a months-old relationship with his girlfriend after learning on Facebook that she hadn’t been truthful about her age.
Out of the gate with my first blog post for my novel, Ebocloud, I should really address my use of the buzz phrase “Social Singularity” in the promotional tag line.