Backlight: Technology As Religion

In our contemporary society, religion has a new competitor:Dataism. More...

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50'

In our contemporary society, religion has a new competitor:
Dataism. Dataism is the belief that ultimately everything, including
life itself, is nothing more than data. The philosophy promises a
programmable paradise, in which artificial intelligence can give us
eternal life, happiness and beauty. What does Dataism mean for the
future of religion and spirituality?

Documentary
Hans Busstra
2021
VPRO
50'
VPRO