Wondering what implications that developing person-like artificial intelligence has on actual human relationships? Listen in as Christina Bieber Lake, Alexis Neal, and Kim Feldman discuss the brilliant 2015 novel Speak, by Louisa Hall. Then go and read it!

Show Notes:

Knowing: Christina explains the basic structure and set up of the novel through the various characters’s voices: the babybots; Gaby conversing with Mary3; Stephen Chinn; the Dettmans; Alan Turing; and Mary Bradford.

Reading: we discuss the main themes and questions the novel raises.

Passing on:

Kim: Kindred by Octavia Butler



Alex Garland’s (of Ex Machina fame) 2020 TV series Devs.

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