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The great acting teacher Stella Adler wrote about mannerisms being a powerful tool for actors. Method acting in general focuses on natural performances based roughly on understanding the mindset of the character portrayed. It's possible actors who have portrayed androids have observed industrial robots to inform their physicality, and many performances ...


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I am unsure about the cyberpunk portion of this, but there has been an extensive feminist literature developed under the topic of "Gynoids" and the gendering of robots and other forms of AI (like virtual assistants). These papers tend to argue that the choice of gender assigned by AI developers to their creations is reflective of implicit social views and ...


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Disclaimer: The intent of this answer is to suggest a a parallel between methods of acting and machine learning, both in intent and application, and theory. A large number of links are included for the convenience of readers new to the field, and there is not an exact correspondence of AI concepts to acting preparation techniques. In my prior answer, I ...


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Upgrade This film depicts a very plausible near future when drones oversee our lives (e.g. the police use them to fight crime) and common people possess self-driving cars. This is definitely one of the best science fiction movies I have ever watched in my entire life, and I have watched many, such as 2001, Blade Runner, or The Matrix. In fact, these are the ...


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