Directed by Chris Paine (”Who Killed The Electric Car?”) and executive produced by Chris Paine and Tiffany Asakawa, ”Do You Trust This Computer?” examines the promises and perils of this developing era. Science fiction has long anticipated the rise of machine intelligence. Today, a new generation of self-learning computers has begun to reshape every aspect of our lives. Incomprehensible amounts of data are being created, interpreted, and fed back to us in a tsunami of apps, personal assistants, smart devices, and targeted advertisements.
Virtually every industry on earth is experiencing this transformation, from job automation, to medical diagnostics, even military operations. “Do You Trust This Computer?” explores the promises and perils of our new era. Will A.I. usher in an age of unprecedented potential, or prove to be our final invention? Featuring influential minds, including but not limited to: former Google Brain co-founder & director Andrew Ng, co-founder and CEO of Affectiva Rana el Kaliouby, Osaka University robotic engineer Hiroshi Ishiguro, engineer & entrepreneur Elon Musk, OpenAI director Shivon Zilis, and coshowrunner of HBO's Westworld, Jonathan Nolan.
United States /2018
Tiffany Asakawa, Jessie Deeter / Diamond Docs, Papercut Films
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