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'The French philosopher Paul Virilio famously suggested, in recent works like The Original Accident, that the invention of every technology marks the simultaneous invention of its accident. The invention of the car invents the car crash, the invention of the ship invents the shipwreck, and so on. This is the basic idea underpinning the narrative of virtually all science-fiction literature and film – the malfunctioning of technologies designed for control – from the 19th-century novel Frankenstein to the 21st-century film Blade Runner 2049.'  (Introduction)

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