With advances in technology, robots and artificial intelligence have increasingly more sophisticated encounters with humans.
A record-breaking Soviet miner from 1935 embodied a system of values that is central to contemporary work cultures today.
Marketing for robotic ‘dogs’ plays up their potential for good, but the debate about lethal autonomous weapons suggests public anxiety is warranted.
Our newfound ability to reincarnate the dead as chatbots presents several legal and ethical dilemmas.
Through choose-your-own-adventure stories, perpetrators of domestic abuse can challenge and understand their behaviour.
Blade Runner’s vision of the future didn’t quite eventuate. Current TV shows such as Years and Years and Black Mirror explore more extreme versions of the present.
If “Black Mirror” is one of the most fascinating and disturbing series of the last ten years, it is because of its main character: technology.
Something about Netflix’s business model just doesn’t add up – unless you look at the streaming service as a massive data collection company.
As Netflix plans additional choose-your-own-adventure TV movies, a game designer explains how they’re made and the long history of audience-directed fiction.
With the latest series of Black Mirror, Netflix is driving television to new levels of interactivity.
Knowledge of our selves, quantified in big data and transformed into affective algorithms, is exploited by corporations and political parties to give us our 15 minutes of fame.
Netflix hit, Black Mirror, follows in the footsteps of other forward-thinking sci-fi storytellers.
By surrendering to technology are humans sleepwalking into a future where free will is less and less of an option?