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Consciousness in Science Fiction - Black Mirror, Blade Runner 2049, and Ex Machina | Waking Cosmos

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We explore the theme of consciousness in science fiction, and some of the possibilities of conscious artificial minds (AI). We also introduce the theme of "consciousness blindness."
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The purpose of this video is education / academic analysis, and use of all footage and audio materials fall within Fair Use / Fair Dealing guidelines.

Footage used from~

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Altered Carbon (2018)
Annihilation (2018)
Arrival (2016)
Avatar (2009)
Black Mirror (White Christmas, Season 2, Episode 1, 2014)
Blade Runner (1982)
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Chappie (2015)
Contact (1997)
Ex Machina (2015)
Her (2014)
Maniac (2018)
Transcendence (2014)
Westworld (2016)
2001 Space Odyssey (1968)

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