Crowdfund a short film based on a Daniel H. Wilson story and much more

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. » 5/12/13 12:00pm 5/12/13 12:00pm

Steven Spielberg's Robopocalypse has been "indefinitely postponed"

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… » 1/10/13 8:40am 1/10/13 8:40am

The Latest Source of "Profanity" in Schools: Daniel H. Wilson's …

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,… » 8/10/12 4:31pm 8/10/12 4:31pm

Read 2 more chapters of Daniel H. Wilson's Amped!

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… » 6/01/12 1:41pm 6/01/12 1:41pm

The First 3 Chapters from Daniel H. Wilson's Thrilling New Novel Amped

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… » 5/31/12 4:29pm 5/31/12 4:29pm

Greet our new robot overlords with an anthology co-edited by Daniel H.…

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… » 3/14/12 2:36pm 3/14/12 2:36pm

Duck and cover! Steven Spielberg officially directing Robopocalypse…

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 … » 10/22/10 1:30pm 10/22/10 1:30pm

What Exactly Is Beer Head? Find Out On New Science Show "The Works"

If you're looking for a cool new science show to check out tonight, try The Works. It's debuting on the History Channel at 10 PM, and as you can see from this segment, you'll get to learn about very important scientific issues. Like why there is a head on beer. The best part is that The Works is hosted by io9 pal… » 7/10/08 2:10pm 7/10/08 2:10pm