kameron hurley

Credit: Courtesy of HBO

Westworld and the Gamification of Who Gets to Be Human

A wall of white and black hats. Terrifying darkness. A woman staggering through a medical facility with her guts ripped open. And always, in the background: the player piano ticking along according to its programming, playing modern-day ballads to the denizens of a future world. Welcome to Westworld, a slick......