Is ‘The Matrix’ inevitable?

When evaluating the probability of us creating a simulation, not unlike that in 'The Matrix' or already being in one, we must look at two factors: possibility and plausibility. Obviously, if such a system logically cannot exist then it does…

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USS Callister – Black Mirror – Review

The Premise of USS CallisterUSS Callister is the first episode of the fourth season of Black Mirror. Set around the 2030s or 2040s (deduced from technology shown), this episode features digitally uploaded coworkers being forced to play a Star Trek…

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Our Curious World (EP 17) – Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBekkTqsYs4&t=383sOur Curious World - Digital ImmortalityOur Curious World is a podcast hosted by Krisitan Lander. In this episode, 'Digital Immortality', I (Loui) talked with Kristian about this blog, my inspiration and what I think will happen in relation to the…

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Customisation of a Digital Being

The current model: Limiting factors Human bodies are fairly limited in their ability to be customised. Biological factors are the main dictator in this regard and things like the need for air, food, toxin removal and a constant healthy blood…

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San Junipero – Black Mirror – Review

San Junipero is S03 E04 of Netflix's Black Mirror. The episode is set in a simulated reality seaside town in 1987 but actually takes place just beyond the foreseeable future. The episode takes the perspective of dying lesbian paraplegic, Yorkie,…

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Sex and Sexuality as a Digital Being

This content is MATURE and not recommended for children! The modern purpose and practice of sex Historically, and indeed biologically, sexual intercourse has generally been for the purpose of having children alone. Humans are among the few animals that choose…

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Playtest – Black Mirror – Review

Playtest is Season 3 Episode 2 of Netflix's Black Mirror series. Another brilliant piece of work written by Charlie Brooker and directed by Dan Trachtenberg, Playtest features an American traveller who signs up to beta test a revolutionary new form…

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Gaming with a Digital Brain

The gaming industry, currently worth over £100 billion, has constantly been using cutting-edge technology to provide the best experience. At the same time, artificial intelligence has begun to displace human experts. With the release of new forms of gaming and…

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