Breaking the Narrative Episode 88: The Real Way AI is Going to Take Over The World! A Review of Beatless!

I’ve decided to cover this particular series¬†because it’s gone particularly far for an anime in this day and age, and is still on going, surprisingly. This is unusual for a non-franchise anime in the current industry. The reason I’ve made this decision is not just because this ends up becoming Dave Cullen’s worst nightmares made manifest, but it touches upon the plight of the adolescent youth, including the path that many incels might end up falling into if not careful.…

Credit Sesame: The citizen game

China has a new system, Credit Sesame, which links to citizens’ social networks and rates their behavior based on government approval or disapproval with a running score. This gamification of citizen loyalty¬†even imposes guilt or approval by association, altering citizens’ scores based on the scores of their associates.…