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Apocalypse Kitsch

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Will the apocalypse be a spectacular romantic event like in most games or will it sneak up on us? Has the end of this world already happened? Will there be machines of loving grace or of death and destruction?

Short talk presented at Alserkal Avenue in Dubai, August 24th, 2019.

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Apocalypse Kitsch

  1. 1. Apocalypse Kitsch Martin Pichlmair Associate Professor, IT University Copenhagen Co-Founder, Broken Rules GmbH
  2. 2. videogames
  3. 3. interactive cognition
  4. 4. Mind World Action
  5. 5. Apocalypse Kitsch
  6. 6. The End RealSpeculative Spectacular Mundane Machine Intelligence Terraforming Nuclear War Humanoid Robots
  7. 7. Selling our Souls to the Machines
  8. 8. The End RealSpeculative Spectacular Mundane Climate Crisis Mass Extinction Digital Serfdom Data-Driven Policy-Making Soft Robotics Machine Intelligence Terraforming Nuclear War Humanoid Robots
  9. 9. Machines of Loving Grace
  10. 10. Richard Brautigan 1967
  11. 11. The End RealSpeculative Spectacular Mundane Climate Crisis Mass Extinction Digital Serfdom Data-Driven Policy-Making Soft Robotics Self-Governed Forests State Machismo Universal AI Machine Intelligence Terraforming Nuclear War Humanoid Robots
  12. 12. The End RealSpeculative Spectacular Mundane Climate Crisis Mass Extinction Digital Serfdom Data-Driven Policy-Making Soft Robotics Self-Governed Forests State Machismo Universal AI Machine Intelligence Terraforming Nuclear War Humanoid Robots Mass Migration Social Robots
  13. 13. Thank You! Martin Pichlmair @martinpi / mpic@itu.dk

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