How an Unattended Suitcase Predicts the Fate of Our World

The future is suspicious and mildly irritating, and we are too wary and inclined to procrastinate.

Erik P.M. Vermeulen, PhD
4 min readMay 17, 2024

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The story begins, insofar as it has an identifiable beginning, around a week ago with my wife's nervous shriek as she looked out of an upstairs window.

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Erik P.M. Vermeulen, PhD

Prof (law) exploring the collision of life, work, and technology, with a current project in the works - a sci-fi novel.