Ex Machina (2015)
1hr 48min
Movie Story Line
A young programmer spends a week with a reclusive computer-tech engineer and is given the task of determining if a humanoid robot is capable of thought and consciousness.
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Teaching Idea #1

What is Cognitive Science
How do the fields of psychology, linguistics, philosophy, anthropology, neuroscience, and computer modeling work together in the field of Cognitive Science? What does each discipline contribute to our understanding of cognition, intelligence, and human behavior? What part of cognitive science do you think is the most challenging to understand and successfully implement in artificial intelligence?

Teaching Idea #2

Turing Test
In 1950, Alan Turing developed a test to evaluate whether a machine could demonstrate human-like intelligent behavior. Read about Turing's Imitation Game. Do you think it is a valid way to judge artificial intelligence? Why or why not?