How Westworld Imagined A Future Of Digital Totalitarianism

Are algorithms stripping away our free will?

Matt Bartlett
The Startup
Published in
6 min readMay 10, 2020

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Warning — this article contains no spoilers for the plot of Westworld Season 3, but does discuss some of the season’s themes and setting. If you prefer to avoid all coverage before you watch a show, best to close this piece and get streaming.

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