Robot: mechanical or virtual agent, usually an electro-mechanical machine that is guided by a computer program or electronic circuitry
Cyborg: (short for cybernetic organism) being with both organic and mechanical parts
Android: robot or synthetic organism designed to look and act like a human, especially one with a body having a flesh-like resemblance
2013’s “Her” is a softly-spoken, gently filmed look at artificial intelligence set in a post-Macbook-empire LA. The operating system Samantha (referred to colloquially in the film as an “OS”) is voiced with great care by Scarlett Johansson. This is one of Johansson’s most engrossing performances, rivaled by her turn in 2013’s “Don Jon,” as a fake-fingernailed Jersey princess. Both Samantha and Barbara, Jonhanssen’s character in “Don Jon” are female love interests for their soul-searching, confused male counterparts. The only difference is, Samantha is a computer program designed to facilitate and enhance a human life.
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