Authors Daniel H. Wilson, Chris Kluwe, Rhianna Pratchett, Austin Grossman, Chris Avellone, and John Joseph Adams are all here to answer your questions about the future of videogames, gaming in science fiction, and their new short story collection, Press Start to Play.
When Steven Spielberg makes a sci-fi action film, expectations couldn’t be higher. And that’s probably one of the reasons why, in 2013, he indefinitely postponed work on his adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson’s best-selling novel Robopocalypse. But here’s an intriguing look at what might have been... or might still be.
Yep. Self-appointed guardians of morality aren't trying to protect our kids from To Kill a Mockingbird nearly as often as the Captain Underpants books, which to be fair have "underpants" in their title. That's the shocking revelation from this year's Banned Books Week.
Daniel H. Wilson's short story "The Nostalgist" is looking to become a short film, with a little crowdfunding help. There's also crowdfunding campaign running for an outdoor survival tablet, a collection of Greg Rucka's steampunk webcomic, and a new collection from one of our favorite webcartoonists.
Sad news! Steven Spielberg's movie adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson's Robopocalypse has been pushed back (yet again) until who knows when. The movie was rapidly picking up big name talent: Drew Goddard (Cabin in the Woods) was working on the script, and Chris Hemsworth and Anne Hathaway were attached to star. So why is…
Is author Daniel H. Wilson on his way to becoming Hollywood's next Philip K Dick? First his unpublished robot uprising novel Robopocalpyse gets picked up by Steven Spielberg. And now Wilson's latest work, Amped has been scooped up by the Dark City director Alex Proyas.
Every now and then, a parent complains about their child being exposed to a science fiction book that contains challenging ideas or language — most notoriously, last year there was the whole kerfuffle over Ender's Game. But the latest outcry is over what might be the most unexpected text of them all: Robopocalypse,…
Are you about to become a cyborg, or will you be crushed by robot overlords? This week's io9 show looks at our future relationships with machines — and you'll never be the same again.
Yesterday, we brought you the first three chapters of Daniel H. Wilson's Amped. But how much worse can it get for Owen, the cybernetically enhanced main character in a world that hates and fears cyborgs? Much, much worse, as it turns out. Check out chapters four and five — where Owen is not only on the run, but a…
First he gave us helpful advice for the robot uprising, then he wrote the robot war novel Robopocalypse. Now Daniel H. Wilson is turning his attention to the plight of cyborgs and posthumans, with his dystopian new novel Amped. And we've got the first three chapters right here! Come back tomorrow for chapters four and…
Still need more hints about surviving that inevitable robot uprising? Robopocalypse author Daniel H. Wilson is here to help — he is putting out an anthology called Robot Uprisings, full of short stories that illustrate just what it'll take to remain in one piece after our robot overlords have taken over. His co-editor…
The fate of Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson's robot-uprising novel Robopocalypse has been up in the air for a while, but now it seems to be settled. Spielberg has secured financing from not one, but two studios to make the huge-budget feature.
Cool robots unlike any you've seen before battle humans in a near-future world where computerized cars and military drones are out to smash all homo sapiens. Until some robotics geeks and an army of Osage natives learn to fight back.
Robopocalypse, the long-awaited novel from How to Survive a Robot Uprising author Daniel H. Wilson, is arriving this summer. And to help prepare the populace for the crushing onslaught of robotic domination, Doubleday wants you to create a Robopocalypse trailer.
Alex Proyas and Summit have just nabbed the rights to Daniel H. Wilson's latest novel AMP a book about what happens when technology gives the disabled superpowers.
Now that Steven Spielberg is adapting Daniel H. Wilson's Robopocalypse, another Wilson book is becoming a movie. Jack Black and Hot Tub Time Machine director Steve Pink have scooped up the rights to How To Survive A Robot Uprising.
It's official: Steven Spielberg will direct the movie version of Robopocalypse. Expect big, wide-screen, tentpole robot-revolution action, coming sometime in 2013. And there are the first details on Daniel H. Wilson's next book after Robopocalypse. According to Deadline, Spielberg is officially on board to direct …
As we end Mad Science Week here at io9, here's an excerpt from The Mad Scientist Hall Of Fame by Daniel H. Wilson and Anna C. Long, focusing on Nikola Tesla, the Electrical Genius. Test your Tesla knowledge!