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Understanding Silicon Synapse: Philosophy of Virtual Reality

In the world of digital media, the ability to craft virtual worlds is becoming more and more interesting for content creators, video game developers and artists. Companies like Oculus VR are spearheading innovation within this part of the media market,…

“I Forgot What I Was Saying…” The Philosophy of Memory

We all forget things on a daily basis. From our keys in the morning, our lunch in the fridge, the answers for a test or a relative’s birthday. Forgetfulness is just an unfortunate fact of being human. Our brains are…

Facial Recognition & The Self: The Philosophy of Recognition

I found myself in the Dublin Airport arrivals terminal recently being funneled into the bright wall of facial recognition machines, eagerly waiting to scan your mug against their database of all the most notorious criminals and terrorists from around the…