Writing the Future: Technology, Dystopia and Hong Kong

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This panel brings together fiction and nonfiction writers to discuss literature and writing in and about the technological future. In what ways has technology transformed everyday life and how will it continue to do so? How does real-world Hong Kong compare to the dystopian metropolises of science fiction? Speculative fiction author Ken Liu will join Alfie Bown and Jack Linchuan Qiu, Hong Kong thinkers at the forefront of digital media and technology studies, to discuss the evolving role of literature and critique in the world of the near future.