Screen Lock

Screen Lock

From AI chatbots that resurrect the dead to plant communication, Screen Lock is a sci-fi series that brings you a collection of short stories about the weird future that looms around the corner. Dare to take a peek? For transcripts and reflections that connect the sci-fi to reality, head to lab.sapienship.co

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March 9, 2023 11 mins

What if the climate catastrophe could be averted, and all that’s needed is some sand from the moon? After all governments fail to agree on mining the moon, a trillionaire entrepreneur makes his move and talks directly to the people of Earth from his lunar whereabouts.

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Main writer: Jim Clarke

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No electricity. No phones. No internet. That was the only way to fight the listening. As people learn how to live without all modern technology, a young boy struggles to understand the world. Part 3 of the Plantalk trilogy.

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Main writer: Jim Clarke

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February 22, 2023 12 mins

They’re everywhere. Sitting in their gardens, on the street, in forests. Listening to the plants and weeping. Or sabotaging felling equipment and terrorizing farmers. Since the listening began, the world started to collapse. Then, an emergency government meeting is summoned. Part 2 of the Plantalk trilogy.

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February 15, 2023 11 mins

In a world gone mad, Trevor Banks just wants everyone to act normal again. As head of the mixed reality regulation bureau, he tends to be conservative. So when new technology lets people understand their plants, he knows he can’t let this go public. Part 1 of the Plantalk trilogy.

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February 8, 2023 9 mins

Alice’s blindness doesn’t worry her too much: she just uses an advanced model of bionic eyes. But when her implants start to malfunction because of a hardware issue, things start to get dark.

Content warning: Disabilities.

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Main writer: Jim Clarke

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February 1, 2023 12 mins

Jules always dreamed of working in space-tech, but the sky she knew as a child is no more. After a few months working in a big AI-powered satellite company, she finds out the prophecy was right: the shining light of knowledge is descending upon the world.

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Main writer: Nadav Neuman

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January 10, 2023 10 mins

Alex is bored. Being a teenager in a civilization that has been forced to live and work during the night, excluded from the toxic post-apocalyptic outdoors, can be a drag. So one day, while playing VR football, he has an idea. A very bad idea.

Content warning: Death.

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Main writer: Jim Clarke 

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January 10, 2023 10 mins

A reclusive and introverted twentysomething remembers the college crush who swept her off her feet. She stalks her on social media but then something seems wrong. Dead wrong.

Content warning: Mental health; death of a loved one.

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Main writer: Naama Avital

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January 9, 2023 1 min

From chatbots that resurrect the dead to plant communication, Screenlock brings you short stories about the weird future that looms around the corner. Dare to take a peek?

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