Ashes of the Singularity Developer Diary - Humanity in 2178

Posted on Wednesday, February 24, 2016

1282007Stardock's Founder and CEO Brad Wardell has started a series of developer diaries for Ashes of the Singularity which will be posted on The Escapist. The first one is up today and gives an introduction to Ashes of the Singularity.

"When I was a kid, I thought the future of humanity was pretty straight forward. In college, I wrote a game calledGalactic Civilizations that took place in the year 2178. The premise was much the same as traditional Sci-Fi. Humans travel the galaxy in starships with faster than light engines meeting aliens. The gadgets humans had were better but overall they were still us.

Now, 20 years later, I'm not so sure that the Star Trek-style future is going to happen. Even though we've known about Moore's law for a long time, its implications didn't really creep up on us until recently. That's when talk about "The technological singularity" started to enter our consciousness."

Read the full article at The Escapist.

 

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