Film 1: Robbie
If he has a human brain (he became self-aware in 2032) I guess he’s human in terms of rationality, feelings etc. Like 2001: A Space Odyssey, it makes a ‘machine’ seem ‘human’.
Sad & dystopian. Continue reading
Film1: Toyota GT86
The suggestion is that the modern world is artificial & dully uniform but at the same time there is a strong human desire to be natural & different. The way to do this, says the advert, is to buy a Toyota GT86 and smash through the barrier of the unnatural to the natural world, even though it takes a man-made ‘artificial’ motor car to do this. With regard to education, some people see technology-mediated education as impersonal, even artificial, and believe we should return to more natural face-to-face teaching & learning. Continue reading
The four short films.
1. Bendito Machine III
The ecological & social implications of obsession on technology: we are in thrall to technological changes The film’s characters seem to have no choice. Continue reading
1. A Day Made of Glass 2. Design a Bridge
Education is being visualized as being electronically-based. Continue reading