Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Sparrow, by Yilin Wang

Not Rated Insufficient Speculative Element

(Mainstream) In China, a young window washer loses her job to automation. (2,359 words; Time: 07m)

"," by (edited by Neil Clarke), appeared in issue 145, published on .

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Review: 2018.539 (A Word for Authors)

This story would be unchanged if the protagonist lost her job due to any kind of automation; nothing here depends on int being window-cleaning. And window-cleaning drones are already being demoed, so what little speculation there is is extremely obvious.

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