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Tuesday, June 17 2014

Religion and Biological Limits in Post-Humanity: 'Her' and 'Transcendence'

Post-humanism, transhumanism, and the stakes of religion in the digital age intersect in Her and Transcendence, hinting at radical societal change to come.


Columns

Monday, August 4 2014

Films for Fans of Visionary Directors

In film, "visionary" has become a marketing adjective, like "iconic". Here, on the matter of visionary directors, we separate the claret from the beaujolais, if you will.


Reviews

Friday, April 18 2014

Johnny Depp Is Ubiquitous Not Only in Real Life, but in 'Transcendence', Too

The decision to preserve the consciousness of Johnny Depp's AI researcher is a Frankenstein- and Skynet-like Very Bad Idea.


Blogs

Tuesday, April 22 2014

Five Reasons Why 'Transcendence' Failed

It could have been a late April sleeper. Instead, Johnny Depp's sci-fi thriller failed to ignite the box office. Here are five reasons why.


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