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TOPIC: Ex Machina

Ex Machina 16 May 2015 20:20 #7116

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This movie intrigued me because it really isn't as predictable as most robot movies. It comes back to the morality of whether humans should attempt to play God and try to create artificial intelligence. In the movie a young genius and CEO of a prestigious company chooses a young decoder working in his company to evaluate the artificial intelligence he has created which is in a form of a beautiful female robot.

Its quite twisted because this female robot has not only been given intelligence but senses, feelings, and a heterosexual identity. She uses her female attributes to try to escape her prison. She is kept in a room while the young decoder goes to "test" her but she will stop at nothing to get him to help her escape into the outside world to feel more human.

Personally, I believe that smart computers or electronics are mere tools to help humans fulfill our tasks or work. We are not smart enough to foresee the consequences of developing an artificial intelligence form because then we would have to tap into what rights it has or anything human related to the robot. We cannot treat it as a cold object but one with physical, emotional and psychological needs a human.

Overall this movie is quite interesting and I highly recommend it.
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Ex Machina 25 May 2015 03:47 #7289

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After reading the command you wrote, I have a huge interest on watching the movie. The most robot movies I watched before are almost the same. I really want to watch a special movie that can impress myself. I think this one can a really good one to watch with your explanation of the movie. I will for sure go watch this week.
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Ex Machina 29 May 2015 15:16 #7309

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I want to see this movie so bad!! It looks so different and just has this refreshing feel to it and thats just off the trailers I've seen. I agree, smart computers and that kind of technology can only help the human race. Technology keeps getting better by the day and will keep progressing. I think it's when it gets put in the wrong hands that we could be in trouble. But, i don't think that will happen. Anyways, I'm going to watch this movie really soon!
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Ex Machina 13 Dec 2015 10:08 #8840

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Ex Machina surely is a good film. There are many movies that talks about the topic of Artificial Intelligence, like I, Robot and Prometheus. The biggest difference between Ex Machina and the others is it introduces the concept of search engine. In the movie, it says that search engine can be a thinking method of AI. I think this concept is really inspiring and it is totally possible to happen in reality. The controversy of Al will continue and I believe someday we will make it come true.
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Ex Machina 24 Apr 2016 11:09 #9542

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Ex Machina leads my chart for best robot movies. The movie raises the question – can we develop artificial intelligence on such a high level, that will actually have a conscience? According to the movie, if we can, that will probably have destructive aspects for humanity, as the robot’s desire to express their free will, can make them put an end on human life.
Another aspect that I found problematic was the relationship the creator of the robot was having with it. He knew that this is an Artificial Intelligence, and yet he was having a physical and even platonic relationship with it. That comes to show that at some point human race might be no longer needed, if difference cannot be made between the robots and people.
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