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    29 November 2021

    BBC Radio 4

    The machines have arrived – artificial intelligence, automation, news feeds driven by algorithms. And they have a different relationship to time than we do. As their influence on society grows, might it change our perception of time?

    David Runciman, Professor of Politics at Cambridge University, looks at whether we are on the cusp of a fundamental shift in our experience of time – and what that might mean for politics.

    Phil Howard discusses how junk information is fraying democracies from Myanmar to the United States.

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