Class#5 Reflection(Identity and Qualified Self)

These article tells about identity and selfhood. First article is about how to change denim jean and how to use data about changing denim jean. Moreover, it could be people’s unique identity. Second and third article is about duplicating people’s identity. when I saw these article, I came up the movie, “Transcendence”. This story is about artificial intelligence, Main character live in internet world. To be specific, This is storyline from IMDB written by Warner Bros. Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. His highly controversial experiments have made him famous, but they have also made him the prime target of anti-technology extremists who will do whatever it takes to stop him. However, in their attempt to destroy Will, they inadvertently become the catalyst for him to succeed-to be a participant in his own transcendence. For his wife Evelyn (Rebecca Hall) and best friend Max Waters (Paul Bettany), both fellow researchers, the question is not if they can…but if they should. Their worst fears are realized as Will’s thirst for knowledge evolves into a seemingly omnipresent quest for power, to what end is unknown. The only thing that is becoming terrifyingly clear is there may be no way to stop him.

When I saw this movie, it will come soon this situation. Is this really living forever? What is the definition of death? If it will really come true, there is another society in the internet like real life. For example, people who live in the internet also are died or married, ETC. It is hard to think about what is right or not. What do you think of the internet life after your physical life is ended?

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