Blade Runner: San Francisco

When I joked back in 2019 that we’re now living in the world of Blade Runner, this isn’t quite what I meant.

I can’t be the only who’s stared, with a mix of awe, horror, and fascination, at those pictures of skies turned red from wildfires in western states like California and Oregon. This video, which takes some recent drone footage of San Francisco and sets it to the Blade Runner 2049 soundtrack, takes that effect to a whole new level.

When I joked back in 2019 that we’re now living in the world of Blade Runner, this isn’t quite what I meant. But sometimes, reality is a lot more distressing than anything fiction could imagine. Via Daring Fireball.

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