We only just finished watching the first season of Revolution the other day, just in time for the new season to start. It raises some great questions about our modern world, and our dependence on electricity and power for just about everything.
This show fits really well with our whole subject of Science Fiction Today, the idea of taking our modern world, and taking it just a little bit into the future. They did it by adding in one element, or rather subtracting one – all the power. They went a little over-the-top, killing all power, even from independent generators or batteries, but then they actually did a pretty good job of explaining why. I’m happy to have watched the show to find out the explanation, and I recommend the show to you – check it out!
Since I am recommending Revolution, I am going to avoid spoilers, and talk more generally about our future in Power – will we have it, will we not? What does our future look like in either case?