Last night we watched Her, starring Joaquin Phoenix.
The movie is set at some time in the nearish future (where high pants are seemingly fashionable), and it centres on an introverted writer who has a relationship with an intelligent computer program.
It was quite a provocative film, focusing on the nature of relationships between people, technology, and consciousness in general.
Overall I found it quite a strange movie, being amusing at times, as well as extremely uncomfortable at others.
I enjoyed the exposition of how we, as people, react and interact with software and technology in general, and how … Read more →