The flick looks incredible. This site, well, a little flat… like something you’d see in an earlier Schwarzie movie – I’m thinking of in-movie marketing for memory implants in Total Recall – rather than something more up to date. Not passe enough to be retro. Maybe I’ll warm to it. Anyway, while you’re there, don’t forget to sign up for Skynet’s human tracking and targeting system email updates.
A quick check on the webs tells me I’m a few weeks late in picking up on the viral marketing for the movie. Sigh. Oh well, enjoy – a trailer for the game, instead of the talking pictures:
Why am I posting this, you ask? Yes, there’s more to it than a childhood predilection for sci-fi. There’s an adult predilection for it, too, masquerading as scholarly interest in the framing and ethics of battlespace regulatory regimes – which feels increasingly like the suspension of human judgment is in part about the automation of cybernetics, robotics, etc. We’re going to be hosting a symposium on the subject here in a few weeks, so stay tooned tuned.