A View from Christopher Mims
Tron, HAL, Robocop, and Moon Reimagined as a Tortured Romance
A music video transforms familiar scenes into an unlikely exchange.
Watch this mashup of clips of cinema’s most memorable “unfeeling” machines and you’ll quickly get the idea that our greatest fear of artificial intelligence is that will treat us just like people do.
In a future in which machines approximate human intelligence, will the ability to fall in love become the new Turing test? Contra everyone’s expectations, will the fickle hearts of humans mean robots are the ones left feeling unrequited?
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