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Aliens learn about human culture by computer

by Critical Commons Manager

Although the aliens who intend to colonize earth in The Invaders possess superior technology, their method for educating their drones about human culture consists of rote repetition via a computer synthesized voice that recites a list of decontextualized facts, a model that still persists in many arenas of technology enhanced learning.

Alien computer education on The Invaders

Rote computer learning is associated with alien mind control as allegory for communism

from The Invaders (1967)
Creator: Larry Cohen
Distributor: Quinn Martin Productions
Posted by Critical Commons Manager
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