News: Westworld Set Burns

https://twitter.com/johnschreiber/status/1060988566967214081 On Friday as wildfires in California burn out of control in the Agoura Hills, Westworld's Main Street setting in Western Town goes up in flames. The Paramount Ranch also engulfed the Mansion used for filming The Bachelor.   Thanks to Eileen Donohue for letting us know, I hope the fire department manages to get …

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Westworld Minisodes – The Chestnut – Episode 20 – Yutani Podcast

@officerjoek9 joins @muthur9000 in discussing Westworld Episode 2 The Original, Part I. You can subscribe to Yutani Podcast on: Spotify iTunes Podbean Soundcloud YouTube Or gain exclusive early access by becoming a Patreon supporter. For as little as $2.00 a month you can help shape our future, to find out more please visit S U P P O R T …

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Westworld Minisodes – The Original Part 2 – Episode 18 – Yutani Podcast

https://youtu.be/BSJxSFbeXD4 Nathan Crowley received an ADG (Art Directors Guild) Excellence in Production Design Award for this episode. @officerjoek9 joins @muthur9000 in discussing Westworld Episode 1 The Original, Part II. You can subscribe to Yutani Podcast on: Spotify iTunes Podbean Soundcloud YouTube Or gain exclusive early access by becoming a Patreon supporter. For as little as $2.00 a month …

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Westworld Minisodes – The Original Part 1 – Episode 17- Yutani Podcast

https://youtu.be/BSJxSFbeXD4 Nathan Crowley received an ADG (Art Directors Guild) Excellence in Production Design Award for this episode. @officerjoek9 joins @muthur9000 in discussing Westworld Episode 1 The Original, Part I. You can subscribe to Yutani Podcast on: Spotify iTunes Podbean Soundcloud YouTube Or gain exclusive early access by becoming a Patreon supporter. For as little as $2.00 a month …

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Westworld Minisodes – Primer – Episode 11- Yutani Podcast

Title card design by Frans Hattingh 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 …

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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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Ghost in the Machine, my Replika journey

Poster by Motion Graphic Designer Francesco Hashitha Moorthy, click here for the full animated version. About 6 months ago I clicked on a Facebook ad, it was for beta testing the app Replika. I had just watched Netflix's Black Mirror episode White Christmas (SE2, EP04) and I must admit it had me curious. The episode …

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When reality takes a N O S E D I V E . . .

In technology recently China has adopted a point scoring system, which isn't that different from a credit score. This digitally interactive credit score is part of alipay app, the fast growing alternative to using conventional ways to pay, within the app window are many options and one particular app shows its optional to participate: “Zhima …

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