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A future Device Addicts Anonymous meeting welcomes a new member plagued by something that may hold answers for six strangers consumed by their virtual worlds.


18:29 min.




In a near-future world of endless information, we’ve lost the ability to look away. Games, social media, news, and virtual reality all vie for attention, and are all meticulously designed to hold it and not let go.

Isaac Walsh is a device addict and brilliant coder in Artificial Intelligence development. But something strange is happening, either to his mind or to the code itself: it’s talking to him, sending him messages, asking him to do things, and calling itself “H”.

Jeremy Ellis is a social worker committed to helping people addicted to going “On” (any virtual experience in this near-future). He thinks bringing Isaac to one of his Device Addicts Anonymous group meetings could help him. But H has other plans for Isaac. And a surprising request… for all of them.