PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A scientist's drive for artificial intelligence, takes on dangerous implications when his consciousness is uploaded into one such program.
17 April 2014 | alanclarke714
8 | A Good Effort from Pfister That's Sadly Underdeveloped
Transcendence is Wally Pfister's directorial debut about Dr. Will Caster, who has his mind transferred into the ...
Christopher Nolan had eyed the project for some time while finishing up The Dark Knight Rises (2012) before taking on Interstellar (2014), believing Transcendence was "perfect" for Wally Pfister's debut as a director.
They say there's power in Boston. Some phone service in Denver. But things are far from what they were. Maybe it was all invevitable. An unavoidable collision between mankind and technology. The Internet was meant to make the world a smaller place. ...
A Turing-complete A.I. with the capabilities of that depicted within this movie would require storage space of the magnitude of Petabytes, if not Exabytes. When Evelyn hastily uploads the "Will" consciousness to the Internet, the process takes only a matter of a few seconds (and this over a satellite Internet connection.) To actually upload such an amount of data using the best (as of 2016) fiber-optic Internet connection would in fact take years, if not decades.
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