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Mindless Replicants

A weekly reflection on a topical issue. Will Self on consciousness, humanity and artificial intelligence.

"What would it be like to consciously feel you were nothing but a robotic phenotype", asks Will Self, "pre-programmed to replicate its own integrated genotypic code then become...obsolete?"

Taking the contemporary TV series "Westworld" as his starting point, Will explores consciousness, humanity and artificial intelligence.

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

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Sun 24 Jun 2018 08:48

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