These days we are often quick to respond cynically to technological advances. False memories and implanted microchips sound like the start of a dystopian blockbuster but they are inching closer to our reality. When Mark Zuckerberg announced his plans for the metaverse, many responded with a resounding, “Who asked for this?” Ikeuchi’s response is that technology is only frightening if we are afraid. “There is hope in the fact that we can believe that technology is something to hope for,” Ikeuchi says. Their work asks, what if we dared to dream of a better world through technology instead of shying away from it?