Tag: AI

Features

Smart Campuses: Patronising or Supportive?

UEA is already its own mini city, a concrete jungle on a much smaller scale. If you wanted, you could live the entirety of your degree off the services provided by the campus. Whilst that does sound sheltered and largely dull, technology companies such as Future Cities are seeking to use campuses as microcosmic testing…

Film

Her replaces she

Not all dystopias need fascist mega-states or a world ravaged by an ecological disaster to show a version of the future that can be truly disconcerting. Spike Jonze’s Her is one of the finest attempts at showing how, even though the future may make us more connected, it doesn’t mean that people will be brought…

Comment

Wider implications of AI

Automation is happening. We can deny it no longer. This year, the world’s largest electronics company, Foxconn – known for manufacturing Apple, Google and Microsoft products – laid off 60,000 factory workers to have them replaced by robots. Others will follow suit. The Queen announced the government’s plans for new legislation making provisions for driverless…

Calendar
August 2022
M T W T F S S
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031  
Latest Comments
About Us

The University of East Anglia’s official student newspaper. Concrete is in print and online.

If you would like to get in touch, email the Editor on L.Hargreaves@uea.ac.uk. Follow us at @ConcreteUEA.