“I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We’ve created life in our own image.”—Stephen Hawking (via ecocides)
did anyone else think that 2pac hologram was really creepy
it’s sort of like reanimating his dead corpse and making it do one’s bidding. they could make that thing say or do anything they want. promote whatever product or company (or festival) without paying it to perform.
i read that dre gave some money to the foundation in tupac’s name for the rights to use his image, but still. i don’t know, it seems crazy and weird to me. or maybe it’s not. maybe it’s just like anyone portraying any historical character posthumously in a movie or tv. i’m curious to see if someone writes about this in the near future.
or maybe i’m just the ian malcolm in this hip hop jurassic park sketch on mad tv.