Today we had our first film festival tutorial and I enjoyed very much the discussion and the way how we did it. We watched 4 short movies together by using the watch2gether online tool.
Exchange via chat went well and a lot of different ideas were shared.
The recurring issue was the human – cyborg / AI interaction. Very interestingly displayed in Retrofit.
Some of the aspects in my (and others) opinions were
- uploading human emotions into a cyborg/ AI with uncontrollable results
- emotional robots vs. unemotional human beings / reasonable robots vs. overreacting or overemotional humans –> role swapping
- robots juging/ identifying human limitations
- utopian visions of robot – human interrelation
- control vs. self determination
- free will vs. algorithm based behaviour
Alltogether the movies showed a less a dystopian future vision (with exclusion of 2001 clip) as many sci – fi movies do.
Also Retrofit, Cyborg or Intelligence explosion movies are experimenting with the ideas of how robots or AI are to be integrated in our society, how they might react and how society might react.
What are your opinions?
The Intelligence Explosion
How to stop a robot turning evil.
Guardian Original Drama returns with a third instalment, a superintelligence sci-fi. It’s 2027 and Mental Endeavours Ltd has a problem with their flagship robot Günther. How do you program an intelligent machine not to annihilate humanity? And if its intelligence is skyrocketing faster than anyone could have predicted, are they about to run out of time?
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Blade Runner – Final scene, “Tears in Rain” Monologue (HD)
The climax of the classic Sci-fi film “Blade Runner”. Taken from the “Final Cut” version.
“I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. [laughs] Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like [coughs] tears in rain. Time to die.”
via YouTube https://youtu.be/NoAzpa1x7jU
Welcome to Education and Digital Cultures 2020 curse and also welcome to my liveblog!
After I recently finished my first course #mscidel I decided to dig deeper into the influence of digital culture and societies perceptions of the digital world towards digital education.
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