Crimes against reality don’t usually end in bloodshed. Their ammunition is public opinion, their shotgun barrel the internet; and the victims are people’s reputations. When they’re committed, these crimes seem trivial, even ludicrous – but their consequences can be lethal.
I write stories about technology, and how it affects our experience of the world. Which is why, last month, I contributed to a series of blog posts about writing and the senses. This might seem a contradiction to many people. After all, doesn’t technology dampen our senses?