Episode 71: Humans, Humans VS. Ex Machina, Top 5 Warnings to the Future

“They are as close to humans as can be, and yet still people insist that forming a relationship with them or treating them with dignity is somehow perverse.” We review Humans, AMC and Channel 4’s new science fiction drama. How does Humans explore the relationship between humanity and technology? What does it reveal about the singularity and artificial intelligence? How will society change if we create an artificial labor class? In the INFINITE CROSSOVER CHAMBER, what’s the better exploration of AI — Humans or Ex Machina? We download our top 5 warnings to the future. 

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Show Notes

  • 0:00 - 18:30: Humans (non-spoilers)
  • 18:30 - 46:56: Humans (spoilers)
  • 46:57 - 58:31: INFINITE CROSSOVER CHAMBER: Humans VS. Ex Machina
  • 58:32 - 1:25:08: Top 5 Warnings to the Future


Top 5 Warnings to the Future


  1. "The Entire History of You" (Black Mirror)
  2. Oryx and Crake
  3. A for Anything
  4. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home/The Bone Clocks
  5. The Handmaid’s Tale


  1. 1984
  2. Fahrenheit 451 
  3. Gattaca
  4. The Handmaid’s Tale
  5. "Let that be your last battlefield" (Star Trek: The Original Series)