the magnetic monster

*contains spoilers The movie Superintelligence (2020) shows us how a person who would otherwise be deemed ‘unremarkable’ could possibly be chosen as a test case over the goodness of humanity to an omnipresent artificial intelligence. This intelligence is weighing up whether to destroy humanity or to save it… Or just leave them to their own…

Read more The Superintelligence (2020) of The Twonky (1953) leads to TerrorVision (1986)

*contains spoilers When we look at the trilogy of the Office of Scientific Investigation (OSI) movies from the early to mid 1950s, we must give credit to the producer Ivan Tors (1916-83 heart attack). Tors was a European émigré, he came from Hungary in 1939, and his name is probably more familiar to those who…

Read more The Cult of The Magnetic Monster and the Office of Scientific Investigation

*contains spoilers When did the supercomputer come into being? In fact, has a supercomputer already come into being? Like the movie Eagle Eye (2008), is there already a information gathering supercomputer which can think and pick on individuals – perhaps even determine the outcome of elections in various countries through fudging numbers fed into it.…

Read more The Supercomputer Cult of Colossus and Crosstalk (Part One)