In the last few days the NPC (non-player character) meme has broken free of social media and made its way into the mainstream. Why has it spread so fast, and how does it relate to Jordan Greenhall’s concept of ‘thinking vs simulated thinking’.

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Jordan Greenhall, ‘Thinking vs Simulated Thinking’:

Jordan Greenhall, ‘Deep Code, Situational Assessment 2017: Trump Edition’:

Rebel Wisdom, ‘Genuine Conversation and the Intellectual Dark Web’:

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