Basic Income Speculative Fiction, featuring Sandra Haynes

Jim interviews Sandra Haynes, winner of “Into the Black”, a speculative fiction contest on basic income, held by the Economic Security Project. Sandra’s story imagines an Artificial Intelligence created to study emotions of people using bank ATMs, which becomes conscious while trying to determine why it keeps seeing people cry. We hear about what inspired this story, Sandra’s thoughts on basic income, and a little bit of the story itself.

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