As part of its Future Intelligence programme, analysing the impact of advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence on the arts, the British Council interviews Laurence Scott, award-winning author of the books "The Four-Dimensional Human" and "Picnic Comma Lightning".
In this interview we will address the changes that the use of technology implies on our daily lives; the emergence of digital identities; the question of the representation of our bodies online (modified by the use of filters etc.) ; the social challenges of the digital world; and how to build a fair world in this fourth dimension.
Laurence Scott is an award-winning author of two books, The Four-Dimensional Human and Picnic Comma Lightning. He writes a regular column on digital life for WIRED magazine and he is a presenter on BBC Radio 3’s Arts and Ideas programme, "Free Thinking". He has a doctorate in Comparative Literature from King’s College London and teaches writing and literature at New York University in London and on the University of North Carolina’s Honors Programme.
Watch the interview on British Council Facebook Live