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The Permanent Game

Alessandro Baricco in conversation with Jorge Carrión

Augmented Humanity

Debate

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In this session, the Italian writer and essayist Alessandro Baricco will talk with writer Jorge Carrión about how videogames help us to understand the various logics of the digital insurrection that has put an end to twentieth-century society’s traditional paradigms.

The world has become a huge digital habitat wherein the economy, information, and social interactions fluctuate at a dizzying pace. More and more gaming mechanisms and technologies, supposedly designed to make life easier, are also being introduced into our daily lives. But who really wins and who loses in this game?

Participants: Alessandro Baricco, Jorge Carrión

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