Alright so I’ve gone through this movie three times, the first two of which had me in the clutches of anxiety, and a third where I came to terms with our inevitable fate. AI lads, our 2018 Theme of The Year, is on the verge of consciousness and we have no idea what that means.
And that is okay. It is quite likely we will need semiconductor brain implants if our species is to continue existing. Totally fine. The moral question of AI is presented exceptionally well in Blade Runner 2049 if you want some extracurricular homework. In Do You Trust This Computer you are shaken out of the innocuous world of science fiction and brought up to speed with technology currently being unleashed without much oversight by actors like Google and Cambridge Analytica.
Elon Musk used his Instagram account to tell everyone they need to watch. Therefore I, a faithful Diciple of Elon, am passing on the word. Watch Do You Trust This Computer before it goes behind a paywall Sunday.
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