The guguniverse is a work of speculative fiction exploring the problem of “peak storage”, – the point at which we run out of space to store new information – and its social, political and technological consequences.
Retro-predictions were one of those ideas that appear seemingly out of nowhere and are so obvious, that it is surprising nobody thought about them before. Traditional – or rather forward – predictions guess what might happen. The algorithm trains with billions of historized events, finding the common patterns between them and how events typically follow […]
Less than two years after its introduction, History profoundly changed the lives of billions worldwide. East and West found another reason for disagreement, as each fought for their respective versions of History. In Europe and North America, and less so in other historized parts of the world, commercial exploitation of replays left no business unchanged. […]
Police departments were in a difficult situation. Forced to monitor the streets using History, they suddenly witnessed every single time someone broke the law in public. They could not ignore what they saw because everyone else had the same access to History and could see it too. But the bureaucracy that came with dealing with […]
While many enjoyed broadcasting every second of their lives, others dreaded being unknowingly historized. And rightly so: cases of pedophiles, stalkers, and thieves using History became increasingly common. The media was obsessed, and not only out of a sense of duty to report on relevant happenings: they feared being displaced by it and becoming obsolete. […]