The ‘City of Bits’ – Bruce Sterling on a green wireless future

Bruce Sterling is that rarest of things – a visionary science fiction author who has made the transition to being a visionary outside of the genre. In a typically poetic article for Metropolis Magazine, he takes a look at the potential future that could await a digital world society that embraces green ‘ambient powered’ wireless communications technology – while nodding towards the doom awaiting a planet that doesn’t wise up to energy efficiency.