Chris Paine’s first documentary, Who Killed the Electric Car?, warned that a technological advance was so game-changing – in a good way – that powerful corporations might never allow it to enter the world.
In Do you trust this computer? he looks like the other direction: at developments in artificial intelligence, seen as terrifying even by some involved in creating them, that may be out in the world before we even realize we want to stop them.
Though it shows some strain in containing the topic’s inherent sprawl, the documentary is more thoughtful than some of its predecessors and benefits from interviews with celebrities and famous figures.
Let me start by saying that I am very interested in computers. Since 2016 I have been working with computers, using them for gaming, for social interactions, for entertainment, like listening to music, watching movies and so on.
This documentary is about AI and some of the best movies of all time on this subject are 2001: A Space Odyssey, Terminator 1 and 2 and Wargames – these movies are included to describe things in this documentary.
In the end, I would recommend to everybody this film meant to be a documentary.
Also, I would give it 4 out of 5 stars for being such an interesting film.