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Sci-Fi in Kosovo: Dystopias as a Utopian Project

Sci-Fi in Kosovo: Dystopias as a Utopian Project  By Artrit Bytyci why (waste time to) write sci-fi in kosovo When I wrote my first “big” work of science fiction during my high school years, it coincided with a time of great changes, all of which revolved around the Kosovo war. From starting high school in […]

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The Power of Our New Gods

“The Arbiter” also explores new types of power — that of Artificial Intelligence, more precisely.
“God is dead — we have killed him.” And in its stead we have invented an all-knowing and all-seeing God whose spirit resides in the machine, in some distant server in the cloud.

Category: nonfiction

Corporate Dictatorships of our Information Age

Instead of our promised cyborgness, our promised symbiosis between human and machine, we were turned into cyber-dope-fiends, whose only preoccupation became to get that dopamine reward in our brains, no matter the content of the information. It became irrelevant what kind of content you viewed as long as the chemical cravings of your brain were satisfied.