Philosophy of Technology: Humans vs Machines – Final Week

In this final session we discussed some of the best sci-fi films that explore issues of technology, artificial intelligence, robotics and more. In particular we discussed the film Ex Machina and watched some scenes from the movie. Kerry has recommended Ex Machina¬†from week 1 of the course and says it was one of the best … Continue reading Philosophy of Technology: Humans vs Machines – Final Week

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Philosophy of Technology: Human vs Machine – Week 5

One of the main topics this week was the idea of a utopian/dystopian society created by technology. We started the session by talking about computers and the way they think. They are not random, their task is to achieve a goal, they are goal-driven. Humans are much more random with their thoughts, we think just … Continue reading Philosophy of Technology: Human vs Machine – Week 5