Film Analysis For Techne Showcase: The Final Scene in “Ex-Machina” *big spoilers*

Ex Machina was released in 2015 and was directed by Alex Garland. The philosophical film explores the potential implications of fully conscious artificial intelligence. The movie follows a week in the life of AI fanatic and computer scientist Caleb Smith (played by Domhnall Gleeson) and his short-term intern Nathan Bateman (played by Oscar Isaac). Nathan […]

Blog #65: #SYJGMIAFBY (Sometimes you just gotta meditate in a field by yourself)

Blog 65: Where am I at right now part III. How are you coping with the world around you? What do you reach for to help you through? Post something funny or heartwarming you have found that helps you manage your day-to-day in this new so-very-not-normal.  I’m doing a lot better. I took the week off […]

Blog #64: A debate between two stubborn philosophical legends

Blog 64: Write a dialogue between Plato and Aristotle over a piece of art (it can be a painting, photograph, scene from a play, a film, or a piece of music). Present it as a Socratic style dialectic dialogue. Demonstrate your grasp of Plato’s and Aristotle’s differing views of the value of art in your dialogue. […]