Well, this an interesting format experiment—the latest Black Mirror just dropped, and it’s a PDF.
A deep dive into Pixar’s sci-fi masterpiece, featuring entertaining detours to communist propaganda and Disney theme parks.
Prompted by his time at Clearleft’s AI gathering in Juvet, Chris has been delving deep into the stories we tell about artificial intelligence …and what stories are missing.
And here we are at the eponymous answer to the question that I first asked at Juvet around 7 months ago: What stories aren’t we telling ourselves about AI?
A thoroughly entertaining talk by Andy looking at the past, present, and future of robots, AI, and automation.
The Robot Life Survey is an alternative-history from design company After the flood, where mechanical intelligence is discovered by man, noted and painted for posterity and science.
Mappa Mundi Rubrum.
Print out the plans, fold and glue/sellotape the paper together, and you’ve got yourself the best sci-fi robots in recent cinema history.
This nifty place in Brighton is just down the street from me:
Our classes allow kids to get creative with exciting, cutting-edge technology and software.
See that helmet? That’s my helmet. Jim borrowed it for this video.
And now I think that the Future Friendly posse has a theme song.
I, for one, welcome our autonomous swarming robot overlords.
Wonderful musings from Matt on meeting the emerging machine intelligence halfway.
Electronic rock songs about anger, loss, frustration, love, the surveillance state, the Iranian election, uranium enrichment, Twitter, gene therapy cures for AIDS, the financial crisis and World of Warcraft.
Just imagine the world we would be living in if it weren’t for the warnings given to us by these film-makers.
Best. Robots.txt file. Ever.
Scroll to the bottom to see a nice robots-into-zomies effect.
A cute little game all about robots.
An online animated spaceship and experimental aircraft art magazine. Gorgeous.
User-agent: zombies Disallow: /brains
Jina's new site is live and quite lovely it is too.