“Tweets from 2112” All-Stars: Part 3
We'll be announcing the winner of our “Tweets from 2112” writing challenge on Wednesday, October 31. In the meantime, we're rolling out the All-Stars as chosen by our intrepid readers at SF Canada.
Today's category: “Biology”
Just to recap, we asked you to take a time machine 100 years into the future and send us a message via Twitter (while using the hashtag #canadawrites). Here are some of our favourites:
Melissa Dimock @refashionista The autocorrect feature of the iBrain implant makes people say the stupidest things. #DYAC
Sherry @sdramsey Had to change the embryonic fluid in the new baby's vat this morning. Honestly, it would be easier to carry this thing myself.
Charlotte Ashley @CharlotteAshley Doc confirm 165th carrier of the "UpGene" identified. PM vows nation-wide screening. "There is only one humanity."
Camilla Laurel @camillalaurel Apple Releases iBrain 3. Chip now comes with 3-D functionality, HD, anti-brainwashing software and available in 3 colours.
SophieK @newEXexpat Had to get my phone implant updated. Things were less painful when getting the newest model didn't require surgery.
Sherry Peters @sherry_peters No more sick days? Employers rejoice, workers revolt as cure for the common cold discovered!
Mike Likes Burgers @mikelikesburger Update: Error in Google's ExSight optic implant software. Collective hallucination experience by millions in Sao Paulo.
Ashleigh Mattern @Ashleighmattern Report says mind-to-mind psi-texts are the No. 1 cause of relationship problems.
Kari Maaren @angrykem Grandpa keeps going on about how spoiled I am. What does he know? I bet he doesn't even HAVE an empathy implant.
Rebecca Fleming @ripfleminski Sorry for the weird dreamtweets last night, I forgot to disconnect my brain from my feed.
'Nathan Smith @PostropheN Publishing industry worried about the impact of neural downloads on traditional ebook business.
Dawn Mockler @dawnymock Batteries died in my neurotransmitter receptor activator today : ( Feeling hungry and maybe angry - EMOTIONS!
Mike Likes Burgers @mikelikesburger The lucid dreaming headset is uncomfortable, but I use it each night to create the life we would have led had you not left.
Kari Maaren @angrykem I can see the neighbours out mindmelding in their back yard, and here I am stuck inside on my computer. It's not FAIR.
John S. Barker @bricksnostraw My bio-net interface froze last night for over an hour. I couldn't remember who I was or even what videos were worth watching!
Moongazing @JubleeW The falling for the wrong guy gene found. Gene splicing waiting list now stands at 12 years.
John S. Barker @bricksnostraw Just imported my dad's memories. Ew. Why, Dad, why?
marlibu @marlibu hmmm what colour should my hair be today... Love this new one button system
Melissa Dimock @refashionista Growing babies in the new portable home incubation system is so easy! And I love the post-birth auto-nanny feature!
JJ Lee @jj_lee Strating back from Corto Maltese. Guess who got chimera surgery! pic.twitter.com/jXPVwq8h
Charlotte Ashley @CharlotteAshley Woman Sues Parents For Having Her Cloned: "I get they thought I was going to die, but I shouldn't have to share my life!"
Matthieu Legault @matthieulegault Multigender person sent to colonize Uranus alone through self love. His/her parents are so proud of their son/daughter
Sarah @scolefiction Yes, real makeup is romantic & trendy, but I think girls that act like they’re not microchipped with Beauty Imprint are posers.
Travis Penner @Travispenner Great deals for young families. Buy one clone-child get the second one at half off!
Sherry @sdramsey Kids brought another virus home from school. Now I have to scan and clean everyone's implants AGAIN. #futuremom
Moongazing @JubleeW Client banking implants malfunction during month long solar flare ups. Millions of dollars lost.
John S. Barker @bricksnostraw Cryptogeneticist charged with espionage. Fifteen children found with genetically-encoded state secrets.
Keith Parker @keith0363 Centers for Disease Control report Alzheimer's pandemic linked to Internet sentience.
Charlotte Ashley @CharlotteAshley New trend lets hopeful parents freeze embryos to be grown by later generations. Touted as "loophole" to pop. control measures.
Cindy James @bertagal Cadaver shortage stymies scientific research as actvists protest anti-age vaccination.
Mark Purdy @markpurdy Brain implant surgery tomorrow! Getting 10 million neurons of additional memory!
Stay tuned for Part 4 of our “Tweets from 2112” All-Stars tomorrow.