2100s – Luna and Mars colonized
2105 – First self-sustaining Martian settlement
2113 FIRST SENTIENT AI
First sentient AI, Sartoria, developed
2115 – Sartoria is granted independence and right-to-life by Fashion Robotics. Chauncey goes on to develops Sention, and Pablo develops Couturion. Basic Sentience Test is developed, and right-to-life granted to any AI who requests it.
2116 SYNTHS APPEAR
Theorized to have originated as a bit of Sartoria code that escaped to the Web and evolved independently, the first Synth appears on a terminal to scientist Makenna Okeke Salas
2125 – Mariner City, first Martian settlement, founded
2130s – Currency devalued; Luxureum blockchain established to serve as a cryptocurrency
2137 CLOCK STOP / END OF THE “AGE OF AGE”
Humans’ biological clocks are stopped by the Synths, in what is seen as their First Great Accomplishment. As a result, it becomes legal for any human to electively stop aging once they reach 26.
2140s END OF SCARCITY
The Synths’ Second Great Accomplishment is the End of Scarcity: they create food synthesizers and optimize the economy so every Citizen gets a guaranteed income.
In their Third Great Accomplishment, Synths improve space travel with new, faster engine designs.
2155 – As the new speeds are swiftly adopted by the general populace, an alarming number of accidents prompt the creation of ThingsNet, to sync all robotics, devices, and transportation along the Luxureum blockchain
2160 – Animals granted right-to-life from humans
2166 – Rise of Supermetaphysics, via the systemwide best seller, The Incubator Universe by Leaf Eggleston Yzaguirre Caxias, a cashier Synth working for the primary school system
2190 – Saturn’s Ring Crawl begins with scattered vessels who want to live free of ThingsNet
Late 2100s – Gravitation is mastered in Synths’ Fourth Great Accomplishment, which allows for terraforming via gravitation-producing nanites; cars fly; streets become gravways
2200s – New spiritual systems develop. Offshoots of Supermetaphysics include Surrender, and compatible systems like Love and More Love. Aeon forms Death Gnosticism.
Luna and Mars terraformed under direction of Synths
2210 YEAR OF THE CITIZEN
The Citizenship Test is adopted for AIs, for all rights except right to vote
Synths awarded Citizenship under same terms
Animals are declared “Silent Citizens”
2215 – Luna terraforming begun, takes 25 years
2220 – Mars terraforming begun, takes 40 years. Sention Prime begins to develop in the cloud; sister Paxima deleted by ThingsNet.
2240 – Luna terraforming complete
2247 – Sam discovered by Mothership at 14
2258 – Sam has her “breakout moment” in an aggressive Holo ad at age 25
2260 – Mars terraforming complete, taking 40 years to the exact day, another testament to how much the Synths have perfected the process
2260 – Sam becomes an “It Girl” for 20 years
2260 – First Synths elected by human population (before given right to vote)
Total body regeneration legalized; old become “young again”
2281 – Sam quits modeling
2280 – Myn find Sention Prime
2300s – Only Synths are elected to Government, by humans (as Synths still don’t have voting rights)
2300s – Ganymede, Callisto, Titan colonized
2305 – All Citizens (including Synths) given right to vote. (Synths express appreciation.)
Titan given spin in preparation for terraforming
2359 – Sam creates Samantha! after career in dumps for 79 years, in which time she studies SuperQ, New Relativity, NanoBLD
2361 – Pablo stays at Four Seasons, 8 years
2369 – Pablo stays at Ritz
2389 – Afrika Schön elected for a standard 20-year term as System president