J. Marc Schmidt was born in Sydney, Australia, in 1973, and currently works as a school teacher. In primary school, in 1985, he and his friends wrote and performed a play about a nuclear holocaust, and were awarded first prize in a talent contest.
After high school, he enrolled at Macquarie University in Sydney. He studied arts, majoring in classical history and minoring English literature. He graduated in 1996. In 1997 he studied the honours program at Macquarie. His thesis reappeared as an article in the 'NSW History Teachers' Association Journal'. In 2001, his 4-page comic strip 'untitled' appeared in the Melbourne-based magazine 'Tango'.
|“This conversation about how technology is hijacking people is really catching on.”|
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|“Banning polluting cars in 2040 or 2050 doesn’t actually look like a very bold move.”|
|“Human and animal cells can be 3D printed into high-resolution tissue.”|
|“Our Internet handlers, not government, are using operant conditioning to modify our behaviour today.”|
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|“Nobody is forcing the participants to stay, of course, but if they leave, they won’t be paid.”|
|“That science fiction future where robots can do what people and animals do may be closer than you think.”|
|“During this phase of decline, the US was likely to go through a phase of reactionary 'fascism'.”|
|“The shift from fuel and pistons to batteries and electric motors is unlikely to take that long.”|
|“We’re going to start to see chip implants get the same realm of acceptance as piercings and tattoos.”|