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Johnny Depp to Star as a Supercomputer in Christopher Nolan Film About the Singularity

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Okay, folks: this is not a drill. The Singularity is set to hit the silver screen, with Batman director Christopher Nolan signed on to executive produce.

The Wrap reports that in the film, titled Transcendence and based on a story by Jack Paglen, Johnny Depp “will play a scientist whose brain is uploaded into a supercomputer” while trying to create the first ever sentient computer. Nanotechnology and the Singularity are also said to play pivotal roles in the film, which explains the nerd boner you are currently sporting. Read More

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That CPU Cray: Supercomputas In Paris Illinois by CRAY Make Investors Go… Cray

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What, you’ve never heard of CRAY, INC? They make supercomputers. You know what a supercomputer is, right? It’s like if Jay-Z and Kanye West were computers and came together to make an album (or: one big computer) with guest appearances by people like Beyonce (or: the foremost computer scientists in the world) on it. And the supercomputer makers of CRAY Inc are seeing their stock rise by more than 10 percent in a single day. You know what that is? CRAY. So: Why’s it happening? Read More