7. "RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review"
In response to message #5
>New Avalon, and by extension the UF universe as a whole, is a Good >Old-Fashioned Future. (Thank you, Bruce Sterling). You want a more >'current' future, go read Hannu Rajaniemi (or, if you're feeling >particularly happy and positive about humanity's evolutionary choices >to date, Peter Watts).
I kind of think of it as being along the lines of Gotham from BTAS. It's not meant to be a specific era of time. It's what it wants to be.