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In Are We In The Future? Hosts Gabe Turner and Aliza Vigderman watch a movie or a TV show having to do with the Internet of Things, smart home technology, home security, cybersecurity, and more. After a quick recap, they dive into all of the movie or episode's technology and discuss any real life counterparts, or, how the piece would be different with modern technology.

In Are We In The Future? Hosts Gabe Turner and Aliza Vigderman watch a movie or a TV show having to do with the Internet of Things, smart home technology, home security, cybersecurity, and more. After a quick recap, they dive into all of the movie or episode's technology and discuss any real life counterparts, or, how the piece would be different with modern technology.
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United States

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In Are We In The Future? Hosts Gabe Turner and Aliza Vigderman watch a movie or a TV show having to do with the Internet of Things, smart home technology, home security, cybersecurity, and more. After a quick recap, they dive into all of the movie or episode's technology and discuss any real life counterparts, or, how the piece would be different with modern technology.

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English

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6105858495


Episodes

Her: ScarJo: The Woman, The Actress, The Operating System

11/1/2019
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Scarlett Johansson is notorious for playing characters outside of her race, but in Spike Jonze’s 2013 movie Her, she takes it to a whole other level. She plays Samantha, an unbelievably human-like operating system who falls in love with a human named Theodore, played by Joaquin Phoenix. After pondering the mechanics of an operating system-human relationship, Gabe and Aliza talk about what virtual girlfriends look like in 2019, from sex robots to girlfriend apps. While the girlfriend apps on...

Duration:00:29:30

Black Mirror: What if You Could Block People in Real Life?

10/11/2019
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For the socially awkward, having a person in your ear to tell you what to do and say may seem like a dream, but for others, it’s a dystopian nightmare. This episode focuses on White Christmas, an episode found in season 2 of the hit science fiction show Black Mirror. Not only does this episode include the devastatingly handsome Jon Hamm, but it also portrays technology that hits a bit too close to home, like voice assistants that live in your head, blocking people IRL, and even intercepting...

Duration:00:41:44

Smart House: Is Alexa the New Pat?

9/20/2019
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If you were a kid in the 90s then you’re probably familiar with 1999’s Smart House, perhaps the most recognizable Disney channel original movie. It’s about a family that moves into a smart house whose voice assistant Pat can do everything from cooking meals to playing movies, from helping with homework to setting showers to the perfect temperature— sound familiar? In some ways, this smart home vision has become a reality, with voice assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant becoming...

Duration:00:31:17