Director Werner Herzog Talks About The Intersection of Humanity And Artificial Intelligence

Over the course of his 50-year filmmaking career, director and documentarian Werner Herzog has often explored humanity’s complicated relationship with nature. His newest release, funded by an internet security company — Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World —examines the changing roles technology plays in our lives. Herzog says he rarely uses the Internet himself, and didn’t make his first phone call until the age of 17. It’s this outsider’s perspective that imbues the film with both ­curiosity and concern. Here Herzog muses that artificial-intelligence has the potential to enhance ­society, but that a consequence could be losing touch with the very things that makes us human. In Herzog’s own words: The field of artificial intelligence research is a beautiful one. I’m not surprised by how far it has…


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