Found via Sam’s article on “Ex Machina” and “Westworld”.
Stephen Hawking said: “The short-term impact of A.I. depends on who controls it; the long-term impact depends on whether it can be controlled at all.”
Atlas Robot by Boston dynamics is learning how not to fall when being bullied:
This is how desperate it looked several years ago, when the robot wasn’t able to pick itself back up:
Alphabet Inc. (read “Google”) sold Boston Dynamics several months ago though, after owning it for 4 years.
Director: James W. Caradog. Starring: Caity Lotz, Toby Stephens, Denis Lawson, Pooneh Hajimohammadi, Sam Hazeldine. UK, 2013. Budget: $1 million. IMDb: 6.1. My rating: 3.5/4. Noir cyberpunk tale about the border between humans and A. I.
– How do I know that you’re alive and not just a clever imitation of life?
(one of the main scientists)
”The Machine” beats the recent ”Ghost in the Shell” adaptation with an incredible ease. If it were done in the 80-s, it would have been a cult movie. But it’s a 2013 directional debut by the Welsh director James W. Caradog, so let’s just be humble and categorize it as… almost excellent. Continue reading