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posted by LaminatorX on Saturday March 01 2014, @12:30PM   Printer-friendly
from the Call-me-once-you've-quantified-'love' dept.

AnonTechie writes:

"Can a Computer Fall in Love if It Doesn't Have a Body? Much has been written about Spike Jonze's Her, the Oscar-nominated tale of love between man and operating system. It's an allegory about relationships in a digital age, a Rorschach test for technology. It's also premised on a particular vision of artificial intelligence as capable of experiencing love.

Poetic license aside, is that really possible ?"

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  • (Score: 2) by martyb on Saturday March 01 2014, @02:23PM

    by martyb (76) Subscriber Badge on Saturday March 01 2014, @02:23PM (#9116) Journal

    I posit that the story title conflates several aspects and suggest the following for consideration:

    1. A person can love a computer.
    2. A computer can love a person.
    3. A computer and a person can have a mutual, loving relationship.

    As I see it, those are the primary topics of discussion, but I may have missed something as I am in a hurry; please feel free to augment and/or discuss below.

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  • (Score: 1) by Debvgger on Saturday March 01 2014, @04:07PM

    by Debvgger (545) on Saturday March 01 2014, @04:07PM (#9145)

    I love Commodore Amiga computers :-)