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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