Houston Chronicle | Operating system with heart powers Her

January 10, 2014

Source: Houston Chronicle — January 8, 2014 | Jessica Zack

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Jonze said he found some inspiration from the writings of the futurist thinker (and director of engineering at Google) Ray Kurzweil.

But he bats away attempts to read into his film any overt messages about technology’s increasing claim on our time and personal lives.

“All the ideas about technology in our lives are certainly interesting, but that’s not where my heart was in making this.

“That sort of became background to the bigger idea of what we bring into relationships and what gets in the way of intimacy. I was always trying to write a relationship movie.” [...]