Originally posted on intersectional alien:
The time has come for my final progress update! I have basically finished my literature review, I have organised interviewees and I am ready to start working on my digital artefact. My digital artefact is – as I’ve stated a few times by now – a video series, so I’ve been on…
When looking at the future of driverless cars, we need to take into account the different economic changes that will occur with this shift in technology. What job industries will suffer and will new ones arise? Will the actual price of the vehicle be affordable for the average family? Do the benefits outweigh the negatives? These […]Read more "The Economics of Driverless Cars"
Through my exploration of sex and sexuality online during my early research, and attempt to briefly define these concepts during my presentation on sex in cyberspace, I have arrived at this research question: How does the virtual experience transform our conceptualisation of sex, sexuality and sexual interaction? While this is a very broad area of […]Read more "Sex in space"
Our major concern for the future of robots and AI, are robots becoming crappy because its creators, us fickle humans, are crappy. Like accidentally swearing in front of your 1 year old and it’s first word being #$%&, we worry about passing on our least favourable qualities to our creations. The last thing anyone wants […]Read more "can we make robots ethical?"
Whenever I mention ASMR in conversation, it’s a pretty safe bet I will need to follow up with an explanation. ASMR is only a very recently recognized phenomenon and although it is starting to break into more mainstream coverage (such as TIME magazine), it has not yet reached a point of understanding where I can […]Read more "ASMRelated: Placing ASMR with Related Phenomena"
The growing fear of robots taking over the world has become a dominant discourse when discussing advanced A.I. Will they’re intelligence override human intelligence? Will they become the dominant life-form? I believe the biggest threat super intelligent robots pose to humanity is how we form relationships with these robots. Will human-robot relationships become more important than […]Read more "Human-Robot Relationships"