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Peacock’s Mrs. Davis is a wild, outlandish, and gorgeous indictment of AI

An image of multiple women dressed in blue nun robes, standing in the desert, watching a helicopter land. One nun looks back, concerned.
This show has a lot of nuns, but not a lot of guns. | Image: Colleen Hayes / Peacock

A lot of people right now are wringing their hands about the rapid emergence and popularization of AI. There’s the way it threatens jobs — as anyone working at CNET will tell you — but there’s also the existential threat AI can create, as Elon Musk is wont to expound upon. Science fiction has been clanging alarm bells about AI since basically the birth of the genre. But too often, the upset about artificial intelligence seems to ignore the myriad of benefits it provides. The emergence of a new technology isn’t necessarily something to immediately villainize or praise but to carefully examine.

Mrs. Davis, the new show executive produced by Damon Lindelof and created by Tara Hernandez, lets its main character wrestle with the glory and…

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