The real problem with algorithms is that they often involve us but they are completely alien to us (in the Bogostian sense). They are operationally closed. Operational Closure means that things may work in ways that are not at all obvious to us, neither at first nor after we poke into them because any kind […]

youmightfindyourself: Michael Fassbender as David, a character in the film “Prometheus” An advanced android designed to be indistinguishable from humans, that begins to develop “its own ego, insecurities, jealousy and envy”. He is the ship’s butler and maintenance man. Writer Damon Lindelof stated that the character provides a non-human perspective on the film’s events, saying […]

youmightfindyourself: Michael Fassbender as David, a character in the film “Prometheus” An advanced android designed to be indistinguishable from humans, that begins to develop “its own ego, insecurities, jealousy and envy”. He is the ship’s butler and maintenance man. Writer Damon Lindelof stated that the character provides a non-human perspective on the film’s events, saying […]