Things that influenced Edge Anomaly:
The entire field of mycology, Neurolink, COVID, Black Lives Matter, Adventure Time, Watership Down, Steven Universe, Animal Farm, CRSPR-CAS9, World Science Festival, Anil Seth, Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari, the Otherland series by Tad Williams, Professor Robert Sapolsky's books and lectures about Human Behavioral Biology, and White Rabbit Comic: By Krimmins, the artist who illustrated the chapter images in Edge Anomaly.
Enjoy the Edge Anomaly playlist on Spotify - but beware! I get bored of songs, so I'm regularly changing it up. If you find something you like, remember to save it. It might be gone tomorrow. :)