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Internet Week website, a very amusing documentary to what happens when five digital natives are forced to go offline for a week.
It has taken over our lives and permeates every moment. It even has its own week.
And it's the annual occurrence of Internet Week that made us think? have we become addicted to the internet? And if we have, what would happen if 5 digital natives were forced to go cold turkey for a week? Would it be reminiscent of a scene from Trainspotting? Or would they regress to some kind of IRL utopia?
We followed these five internet addicts around for a week. This is the result.
|Cameos of the World Trade Centre|
|If You Thought Hockey Was Tough, Try Underwater Hockey|
|Animation of a War Torn Future Fought by Automated Systems|
|How the Sounds of "Interstellar" Were Made|
|“Facebook played a 'determining role' in stirring up hatred against Rohingya Muslims.”|
|“The Pentagon’s relatively quiet tip-toe into converting the U.S. Armed Forces to a machine-majority force.”|
|Future Horizon's Plasma Lightsabers|
|“The idea is that someday in the future scientists will scan your bricked brain and turn it into a computer simulation.”|
|Japanese Robot Serves Ice Cream From Inside a Vending Machine|
|3D Printed $10,000 House|
|CaptchaTweet: Write Tweets in Captcha Form|
|“Clearly, no one is going to build weapons that have sufficient general intelligence to, for example, decide and execute a plan to take over the world.”|
|“New green policies so hard-hitting and extensive they can be felt across the world.”|
|“Contains all the same components as cow’s milk, [...] but doesn’t use any animals in its production process.”|
|“I am a philosopher, and we tend to deal more with nightmares.”|
|The (Very Scary) People of Public Transit|