Throughout his career, Crichton was known as a serious collector in the watch community, with a particular passion for Rolex. His collection grew alongside his accolades. He was 31 when Westworld was released. The film forces us to consider the abstract concepts of free will, sentience, and escapism, but ultimately, it’s a bold warning about what can happen when new technology is implemented, and spreads without careful consideration of the unintended (or sometimes intended) consequences by those who developed the technology. These days we volunteer an incredible amount information to our techno-fueled watches. Our heart rate, our passwords, our sleeping habits, our financial information, even every little thing we say is being listened to by our smartwatch.