T. B. McKenzie’s story “BetaU” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 7 July 2017.
“BetaU” is my reflection both on the fast approaching possibility of programmable brains, and also on the way the real world can condition us to conform. Having worked in education for over a decade, I’ve seen the most enthusiastic young teachers burned up by bureaucracy, becoming the mindless middle managers they once so despised. “BetaU” imagines a future where that process has been streamlined.
Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.