Episode 153: What Do Human/AI Relationships In Star Wars Tell Us About Our Future?

On this week’s episode, Devin, Eve and Jeremy sit down and talk the latest in Star Wars news and announcements! From Bob Iger’s interview discussing the future of Star Wars films, Luke Skywalker’s last-last words as penned by Gary Whitta, and whether or not Serkis’ schedule lends a bit of truth to Snoke appearing in IX, we cover a lot of ground this week! Wrapping it up with a closer look all about human and AI relationships and what these massive leaps may mean for us – humans – as well as its connections to Star Wars droids. This is the episode you’re looking for!

News Stories for the Week:

  • Star Wars: Episode IX: Andy Serkis Has Fueled the Rumor Mill (Link)

  • Luke Skywalker’s Last Words Revealed in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Comic (Link)

  • Disney CEO Bob Iger ‘Takes Blame’ ForToo Much Star WarsToo Soon (Link)

Closer Look: What Do Human/AI Relationships In Star Wars Tell Us About Our Future?

  • ‘Please do not switch me off!’: An Experiment With A Begging Robot Shows People Hesitate To Pull the Plug (Link)

  • Humans Have A Hard Time 'Killing' Robots, Especially When They Beg For Their Lives (Link)


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