The Secret Life Of Technology
How will technology change our lives in the near and distant future? Trans-humanists dream of a technological Nirvana, while sceptics fear a world in which people will be reduced to an insignificant part of a digital world brain. With Tobias Revell, designer and researcher of techno-political relations inhistorical, social and economic systems and future perspectives; Stéphane Degoutin of World Brain, a film and web project on the architecture of data centres, the collective intelligence of kittens, high-frequency trading and the laws of the jungle in the Wikipedia age; and Australian sound artist Gail Priest, who presents her installation Sounding the Future and explains how trans-humanism and the writings of Anne Leckie, William Gibson, Philip K. Dick influence her work.
Moderator: Michelle Kasprzak
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