Siri - A Horror Movie
Siri - A Horror Movie
Written by Harry Fairhead   
Monday, 26 December 2011

Siri as horror story? So far Siri has had a whirlwind romance with the iPhone user. Could it turn sour in a moment if the technology puts a foot wrong, or is Siri here to stay?

This is a slightly silly, very funny horror movie parody featuring Siri as the evil artificial intelligence. What you make of the video depends very much on how well you recognize the conventions of the modern horror classic.

There is a short commercial at the start of video.


Writers and film producers have long preferred dystopian technological futures and Siri both excites and provides an opportunity for more dystopian predictions. At the moment it represents the most commonly encountered and high profile AI device in use. Forget robots, forget HAL, forget everything you imagined about the coming future of AI - the fact of the matter is that AI is here and its public face is Siri.




Related news

Siri Enslaved by Proxy

What do you get when you add HAL to SIRI?

Siri for iPhone 4S

How Siri "really" works (humor)

Iris - Siri for Android proves Apple doesn't have an edge


To be informed about new articles on I Programmer, subscribe to the RSS feed, follow us on Google+, Twitter or Facebook or sign up for our weekly newsletter.



More Microsoft Courses On edX

Two new courses from Microsoft, one on XAML, the other on jQuery, start next week on edX. Other of the edX/Microsoft courses are now self-paced so you can begin them whenever you want.

Removing Reflections And Obstructions From Photos

Long gone are the days when you could say a photo never lies. The latest work by Google and MIT can produce perfect photos of things taken through glass windows and chain fences. It is another step on [ ... ]

More News

Last Updated ( Monday, 26 December 2011 )

RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2015 All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.