Sunday, March 15, 2009

Snapshots from the future

As William Gibson famously remarked, the future is already here, it's just unevenly distributed. If you want to glimpse one of our emergent futures, start with this stunning photo gallery depicting Detroit's infrastructural decay:

The pictures are haunting not just because of the physical destruction they portray, but because of the absence of any humans -- they are physical symptoms of abandoned dreams.

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