"Future Influencer" is an unconventional sci-fi adventure where humanity and AI join forces to paint images of the future. Each episode of this light-hearted journey will tickle your imagination and offer a much-needed dose of fun in our ever-evolving digital age. So, why not come along for the ride?

History painted a clear picture: the founding developers were haunted by the surveillance infrastructure they’d birthed. Its influence was pervasive, reaching into every nook of our digital lives—from transaction histories to incessant notifications. And the cameras? Omnipresent. The initial fear was that avaricious corporations or Orwellian governments would exploit this network, stripping away the last shreds of human autonomy. But the anticipated dystopia never materialized. Instead, future resistance members found themselves poring over archival footage, critically appraising the choices of those developers who, in their quest for progress, had unwittingly mortgaged the future.

Use the comments to complete the following, “The founding developers were extremely foresighted, yet paradoxically ____.”

An optical sculpture that catches glimpses of the old world, brass, glass, plinth, british museum


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