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Johnny Depp Transcendence

Why AI?

Meia Chita-Tegmark | Posted 03.30.2015 | Technology
Meia Chita-Tegmark

I have come to believe that the reason is that AI engages some of our deepest existential hopes and fears and forces us to look at ourselves in novel, unsettling ways. Even though the ways in which we are forced to face our humanity are new, the issues and questions are old.

Transcendence: An AI Researcher Enjoys Watching His Own Execution

Stuart Russell | Posted 06.29.2014 | Science
Stuart Russell

So, how seriously should we take the movie's premise -- that superhuman AI is a potential threat to humanity? And how plausible, from a scientific viewpoint, is the sequence of events leading to Caster's mind being reconstituted, in vastly magnified form, inside a quantum computer?

Johnny Depp's Worst Wide-Release Flop Ever

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.21.2014 | Entertainment

Johnny Depp's box-office fortunes crashed with the release of "Transcendence." Wally Pfister's directorial debut, which stars Depp as a computer geniu...

'Transcendence' Is Like A Clunky TED Talk

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 06.16.2014 | Entertainment

HAL has come a long way. First, we had Scarlett Johansson as a human-like operating system. Now, Johnny Depp has been uploaded. If the singularity ...

Johnny Depp On How 'Transcendence' Likens Technology To A Gun

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For more than a decade, cinematographer Wally Pfister brought director Christopher Nolan's cinematic visions to life. Now, he's t...

First Look At Johnny Depp In 'Transcendence'

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 03.28.2014 | Entertainment

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Footage of the sci-fi drama "Transcendence" previewed at CinemaCon in Las Vegas shows an eerily convincing Johnny Depp as a termina...

Johnny Depp Is One With The Machines In New 'Transcendence' Trailer

Posted 02.12.2014 | Entertainment

"This isn't evolution. It's an abomination," Morgan Freeman informs Johnny Depp in the new trailer for "Transcendence." It looks like the velvet-voice...

Watch The New Trailer For 'Transcendence'

Posted 12.21.2013 | Entertainment

Wally Pfister, long-time cinematographer for Christopher Nolan, has released the first full trailer for "Transcendence." Along with leading man Jo...

Johnny Depp's Next Film Announced

Posted 10.24.2012 | Entertainment

Johnny Depp isn't pairing with Wes Anderson for "The Grand Budapest Hotel," but he does have another director-driven project up his sleeve. Alcon Ente...