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A sticky situation: Part 3: Automation, Covid-19 and the Utopia of unemployment
A sticky situation: Part 3: Automation, Covid-19 and the Utopia of unemploymentArticle

Edward Herridge gives us a glimpse into the atavistic fear of technology and how our brains will mean that we simply would not be able to think fast enough...

Edward Herridge 20 Apr 2021

A sticky situation: Part 2: Post humans, frogs and AGI
A sticky situation: Part 2: Post humans, frogs and AGIArticle

In Part 1, Edward Herridge took a look at the genre of apocalyptic entertainment being popular because it accesses an atavistic fear of technology that mushroomed into the human subconscious...

Edward Herridge 20 Apr 2021

A sticky situation: Part 1: Cinema, anime and nukes
A sticky situation: Part 1: Cinema, anime and nukesArticle

We have all seen those movies where machines destroy human civilisation. Stories of omnicide and universal subjugation tend to stick in the mind, even in the form of entertainment...

Edward Herridge 19 Apr 2021

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