Technology has made a huge impact on our society. Some have questioned, how it has affected technical theatre? There are many unique roles that perform different jobs in technical theatre. Technology has enhanced how we see theatre today. Lighting, sound and set design work together each in their own unique way to tell a story to a captive audience.
Fall 2018 Issue
BEEP. BEEP. BEEP. I shoot up in my bed as the sound of the alarm notification rings in my ears. Smashing my hand down onto the ticker stationed besides my bed, I begin my morning routine. Slowly I shift my weight off of my bed, placing my feet on the floor and standing tall towards my closet. I move sluggishly from the closet to the bathroom, switching from pajamas to the Societal Uniform in what feels like hours. As I finish the mundane routine of the morning I take my first steps out into the world beyond the front door, leaving my coat behind.
It was like any other day on the dying planet of earth. Orange dust twirled in the open, at a constant clash with the wind. The sun had just started to peak over the horizon, its rays shimmering on a silent piece of machinery. The year was 2066, many years of abusing the planet’s natural […]
Today I woke up with a different sense of urgency. After studying computer programming and software engineering at several universities and landing an internship with Robotech®️, they decided that I was one of the fit candidates to participate in their beta testing phase of their new product. While they never trusted me enough to work alongside them or help with any of their projects, I still learned a lot while interning there. But today was the day they finally trusted me with something bigger than myself, the future of their company was to be delivered to my doorstep at any moment.
Sara Miller, the eighteen-year-old from Pennsylvania, read a poster on the wall at the Metro station. “Turning back time… that would be nice,” she thought to herself silently.
A fictional narrative explores an employee’s experience developing a militarized artificial intelligence project at a major technology research and development corporation. The tale begins with a quiet scene in a small café with a journalist and “Mr. Smith,” our insider who shares his experience working inside this project. Is the company responsible for the atrocities its creation has been accused of?