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TED Talks: Season 2016

2016x91 Monica Byrne: A Sci-fi Vision Of Love From A 318-year-old Hologram
TV-PG

  • 2016-05-05T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Science fiction writer Monica Byrne imagines rich worlds populated with characters who defy our racial, social and gender stereotypes. In this performance, Byrne appears as a hologram named Pilar, transmitting a story of love and loss back to us from a near future when humans have colonized the universe. 'It's always funny what you think the future is going to be like versus what it turns out to be,' she says.

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