Me versus “Her”: MT versus AI
A follow-up to my Contradisciplinary with Sherwin Siy about HER; a great post by Emma Becciu about the film and its relevance to translation.
Samantha: I want to learn everything about everything.
Theodore: I love the way you look at the world.
(Turns out she has the mind of a translator!)
Here I am, as promised, or threatened, some days ago on Twitter. On Sunday, I partly watched Her. It has been a really interesting moment, with a movie that, respecting my original thoughts, was not really a great way to convey a message that, on the contrary, was interesting. In any case, contrary to all that I could have imagined, it touched me and made me think about different issues.
When I first hear about this movie, I just thought it was another “let’s try and make a huge philosophical point about human beings by using a really complicated surrounding tech world that prevents 80% of the audience from understanding the movie at all, let alone from receiving the message” kind…
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