June 14, 2012
Can the Internet Save Civilization?
Nicholas White, Daily Dot
It is the year 3991. The three super nations left in the world have been at war for nearly 1,700 years. It is a constant stalemate because any time one country makes progress with conventional weapons, the opposing country just nukes the frontlines. The countryside is uninhabitable and unfarmable. The ice caps have melted, reformed, and melted again, and most of the earth is swamped in an ooze of nuclear fallout.