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Eating chips and watching videos in an age of robotardation.

Jul 18 2015
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Robotardation is the tendency of technological advances to inhibit, undermine, diminish or retard human abilities, rather than augment them. Robotardation is one way civilization can take one step forward and one-half, one, or even two steps bass-ackwards.

Jeff Dorchen straddles the gulf between human potential and technological capacity, and gives it a name - robotardation. Population: cell phones, potato chip bags, video game players, non-cursive writers, unemployed artists, victims of mass extinctions, drone attacks and Fox News, and Stephen Hawking's voice.

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According to his contacts on LinkedIn, Jeff Dorchen can do just about anything. He’s a visual artist, songwriter/musician, actor, essayist, poet, playwright and screenwriter.

 

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