Westworld Primer – Episode 11- Yutani Podcast

This week, @muthur9000 and @traviandesigns start our podcast mini-series with a general discussion about \W/estworld and why we find it so fascinating. Covering such topics as human and artificial consciousness, eternal recurrence, and the shadow self. What terminology we will be using and also what things about the characters journeys that interest us specifically. Footnotes …

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Fungi: Puff Spores

  Puff Spores Basidiomycota Puff Ball Fungus Illustration by Dane Hallett 1. Clostridio tetani(Clostridia tetani ) - sanaerobic pathogena (anaerobic pathogen ) 2. Euniceral strains are found on countless varieties of (the) substrate and requires acid fermentation in harsh conditions. to produce acid for its offspring 3. Once the spore has reached fertility, toxins are injected into the host's …

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The Green Lantern and Shaw’s Grave

https://youtu.be/28cnHQVhb_o Gomphocarpus physocarpus is a species of "Milkweed", also known as the Swan plant. In the movie Alien: Covenant, David places it on Elizabeth Shaw's grave as an offering. Further analysis of this scene has revealed some interesting facts that may hold symbolic meaning and shows us what became of her. The Swan The "Swan" plant serves as …

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Advent: Transmission 21WT

CASE FILE ADVENT // COVENANT TRANSMISSION LOGS d.8 21WT XENOMORPHIC ENTITY. SPECIAL ORDER 931. UADVANCED WEAPONS RESEARCH. Outpost Coordinate Relay Signal boost Gliese 581g.02/delay modification Origin: Covenant Colonization Vessel RA 3h 17m 8.0s | Dec -62° 37′ 41.1″ Bounce Trajectory Amplification Source KG-348 >>>HD 10180 designate HEX-5 >>>Nu Octantis designate X-1, LV-138 >>>Plutonian Outpost H-3 Processed: Suborbital Research Platform J Secured: WY-Kyoto David: Nostalgia is …

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Hamlet Recorder Scene and Alien: Covenant Flute Scene

Thanks to Matt Hatton for pointing this out to me. Like Matt, I do wonder if this scene generated the same sort of laughter when it first debuted in 1609. Apparently, Matt did watch this scene being filmed, and on the set, there were a few quiet snickers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JXgQ4UwPFc&t=10s *text in italic is the modern interpretation …

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An Analysis of Identity in Artificial Intelligence as presented in Westworld by Angelica Ourri

Published with permission. An Analysis of Identity in Artificial Intelligence as presented in Westworld The following essay will aim to explore the concept of true Identity in Artificial Intelligence. The paper will present an analysis of the various ways that the 2016 HBO tv show, Westworld, has portrayed identity and the journey to self-consciousness through …

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