Playing for Team Human today, author and social critic Walter Kirn. Walter and Douglas engage in a two-part conversation that questions the so-called “evolution” of technology. How much of our humanity are we willing to surrender to our devices? Why do we deem our own replacement by computer programs to be the inevitable path of progress? And just whose progress are we actually talking about?
We’ve broken this conversation into two parts. Tune in next week for Part 2.
Visit walterkirn.com to learn more about his work including his latest book, Blood Will Out. Check out Kirn’s most recent column in Harper’s. Douglas begins the conversation, citing a quote from a recent interview with Kirn in Playboy.
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