Listen to HAL from ‘2001’ and Samantha from ‘Her’ Talk About Their Feelings

[embedded content] It could be a couple breaking up on the sidewalk outside your apartment window, or on a bench in the park. “What is your problem!?” the woman asks. “This mission is too important for me to allow you to jeopardize it,” the man explains, coldly. It feels like something you shouldn’t be listening to, a private conversation between two individuals at their most raw and exposed. But something is off. “Are these feelings even real?” the woman asks. “Or are they just programming?” It’s that uncertainty around the realness of feelings that drives this mashup by Tillmann Ohm, who pulled original lines delivered by Samantha and HAL, the body-less, voice-based learning machines from Spike Jonze’s Her (2013) and Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), respectively. Over the…


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