Risk + Ghost in the Shell

Risk + Ghost in the Shell
Podcast: Double Feature
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Separating ideas from personhood. The attempts and failures to separate Julian Assange from Wikileaks. An alternate angle of Citizenfour. Di...

Posted February 15, 2018
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsYear 10

Episode Notes

Separating ideas from personhood. The attempts and failures to separate Julian Assange from Wikileaks. An alternate angle of Citizenfour. Differentiating factors between Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning. Laura Poitras’ attempts and failures to separate making the documentary Risk from her own human life. The reluctant voice over. How The Matrix picked up the conversation started by Ghost in the Shell and ran with it. Embracing Ghost in the Shell’s post-sexuality, post-gender and most of all post-humanism. Moving past gender identity and perhaps past the very notion of identity itself. Humans crave identity, society eradicates identity. Forget “robot overloads” and AI pop-culture – the real unnoticed threat of autonomy, where it will strike first, and how much sooner it’s coming than anyone is acknowledging.

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Risk

Risk


Released: May 12, 2017
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Director: Laura Poitras
Writer: Laura Poitras
Starring: Julian Assange, Sarah Harrison, Jacob Appelbaum

The story of WikiLeak's editor-in-chief Julian Assange as seen by documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras.

Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell


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Director: Mamoru Oshii
 
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