As you can see, the video depicts a human museum toured by Newman who is drawn to McCartney. The two are then joined as Newman literally pulls
McCartney back to life. It evokes many levels of human/robot symbiosis.
Japan has already embraced the concept of robotic entertainment, so perhaps this is just smart marketing from McCartney. Japanese audiences are
attending concerts featuring robots and filling stadiums to see computer generated holograms.
Regardless of McCartney's personal worldview, humans and robots are undoubtedly beginning to interact in ways that were previously unfathomable,
leading some to wonder what could happen if the role of humans and robots becomes reversed. At the very least, McCartney is helping to popularize the
Just ran across this and thought some here would enjoy it…or despise it perhaps. Paul McCartney's new vid Appreciate evokes an array of thoughts
and emotion. Artistically it is appealing on a few levels, the music and lyrics, the vid itself, the robot, and the message or futuristic vision. I
like the song and feel it will be a timeless classic.
How strange is it that one day robots will be all there is and we humans will only be remembered in museums and historical artifacts? I had never
considered a transition to that extent but it does seem possible, no? One thing is for sure, robots are coming and they will be here to stay. I
think they will evolve at an exponential rate, surpassing our abilities.
I am sure it will be a hit in Japan and I wonder what his stage show will be like. This song has a timeless quality about it too, smooth, hooky and
what could happen if the role of humans and robots becomes reversed
That is a fascinating thought…and scary? What if our only chance of surviving antiquation will be to modify ourselves with technological
augmentation, both physically and mentally? Can't beat em' join em'?
I think what bothers me most, is that it was endorsed by Microsoft...why is a software company interested in the music industry? What nefarious plans
are festering beneath that cesspool of corperate greed?
edit on 17-5-2014 by Aedaeum because: (no reason given)
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