Published May 2014 in AR[t], Augmented Reality, Art and Technology.

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In this article I discuss Spike Jonze’s movie Her to argue that our ideas about the potential of digital technology – such as the idea that it can manifest higher forms of awareness – are inspired by cultural domains not com- monly associated with technology, such as the spiritual and psychedelic counterculture of the 1960s and 70s.