What will become of America in five, 25, or even 50 years? FutureStates is a series of fictional mini-features exploring possible future scenarios through the lens of today's global realities. Immerse yourself in the visions of these independent prognosticators as they project a future of their own imagining.
The near future: an injured soldier with advanced prosthetics must reconnect with family.
Can the host of a once-popular kid’s show adapt as the world has changed around her?
A man convicted of violent crime is released into surveillance-assisted community service.
Replaced by an avatar, a jaded teacher protects a girl who invented a lucrative product.
In a future where boys and girls are kept apart, expert hackers push gender boundaries.
When digital psych meds prove dangerous, a therapist risks his life to avert catastrophe.
A robot’s mission is to excel at his new job as a bartender while avoiding human injury.