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Trailer for a film coming out next year, starring Johnny Depp, about the perils of the technological singularity. Happy holidays everyone!
In contrast to many of the reviews thus far, I chose to focus, not on an event or media resource, but on a science project in progress. Jack Gallant’s team at Berkeley is one of a few around the world … Continue reading
Today in lecture, we discussed the final scenes of “Do Androids Dream of Electric sheep?”, and the idea of man falling in love with his machine. In December, there is a film coming out–“Her,” by Spike Jonze–which explores this very … Continue reading
As with all the texts we have read thus far, H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine registers a tension between science and poetry, or language more broadly. Like Victor Frankenstein, the Time Traveller is a representative of a science that has … Continue reading