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State Tectonics: Malka Older & Danny Crichton

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State Tectonics concludes the trilogy that began with Infomocracy, the book The Huffington Post called "one of the greatest literary debuts in recent history," and named one of the best books of 2016 by The Washington Post, The Verge, Flavorwire, Kirkus Reviews, and Book Riot, and a Locus Award Finalist for Best First Novel.

The future of democracy must evolve or die. The last time Information held an election, a global network outage, two counts of sabotage by major world governments, and a devastating earthquake almost shook micro-democracy apart. Five years later, it's time to vote again, and the system that has ensured global peace for 25 years is more vulnerable than ever. Unknown enemies are attacking Information's network infrastructure. Spies, former superpowers, and revolutionaries sharpen their knives in the shadows. And Information's best agents question whether the data monopoly they've served all their lives is worth saving, or whether it's time to burn the world down and start anew.

Join author Malka Older and tech editor and writer Danny Crichton for a discussion on the issues tackled in State Tectonics and the trilogy as a whole, including technology's influence—and interference—in society, and the thin line between science fiction and reality in contemporary politics.

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