Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 23, 2020.
A timely, uncanny portrait of a world in the wake of fake news, diminished privacy, and a total shutdown of the Internet.
Tim Maughan is an author and journalist using both fiction and non-fiction to explore issues around cities, class, culture, technology, and the future. His work regularly appears on the BBC, New Scientist, and Vice/Motherboard. His debut novel, Infinite Detail, was selected by The Guardian as their Science Fiction and Fantasy book of the year for 2019.
About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.