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The Off-Broadway Play
and Today's Technologies: Talking Robots That May Someday Keep Us Company (and Make Us Immortal Too)
Professor and author of MY FAIR LADIES: FEMALE ROBOTS, ANDRO...
The intelligently written and beautifully acted play
by Jordan Harrison -- now on extended run at Playwrights Horizons in New York through January 24 -- is also very timely in the world of today's technology.
Beware Sexy Robots!
CEO, Waywire Networks; author, ‘Curate This’; Speaker: on cur...
If you think of a night at the movies as a chance for escapist fantasy, then you may want to think twice before screening Alex Garland's
Ghosts in the Testing Machine:
and Education Reform
D.C.-based writer and education activist
What makes a mind come alive? And how will you know when it's happened? Two new films -- one about the death of the factory school, the other about the dawn of artificial intelligence -- attempt to answer this question from radically different vantage points.
Author and film critic, hollywoodandfine.com
is both tastily minimal and frustratingly simplistic. Alex Garland's directing debut (he wrote
28 Days Later
) is, in essence, a three-hander about three people in a house. OK, a high-tech mansion, but you get the point.
Can A Machine Exhibit Intelligence Indistinguishable From That Of A Human?
-- Our Androids, Ourselves
Gentleman farmer, film critic for ReThink Reviews
There are so many questions we don't seem to be asking right now about the arrival of these potentially intelligent machines. And that is the genius of Alex Garland's film
, a must-see that is one of the best, smartest, and most elegant films about artificial intelligence ever made.
An Interview With 'Ex Machina' Director Alex Garland
Media Scholar and Critic, zakiscorner.com
Alex Garland's haunting and thought-provoking science-fiction film
hits theaters today, and it excels at the kind of "small scale, big ideas" cinema that we get far too little of these days.
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Ex Machina Movie Review: Should We Be Scared?
Creator and writer for AllThingsGood.co
There are many reasons to be impressed with Ex Machina, the recently released, exceptionally well-done sci-fi thriller directed by Alex Garland, starring Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson and Alicia Vikander. Most notably, however, is its ability to be both ordinary and unique at the same time.
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'Ex Machina': The Machine in the Garden
Caleb is a lucky guy. As the movie
begins, he's just won the contest conducted by his employer Bluebook, the world's largest search engine. The prize is for him to spend a week at the super-secretive mountain retreat of his company's brilliant, prickly CEO.
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