10 Things You Didn't Know About the Making of Prometheus

Ridley Scott's Prometheus is one of the year's most visually stunning movies. It's full of astonishing images that live on in your mind's eye after you leave the theater — and every single one of those images was the result of hours of work by a team of designers who worked literally around the clock. » 6/12/12 10:14am 6/12/12 10:14am

The apocalyptic future of Portland, Oregon comes to life in this…

Concept designer David Levy has done design work on games like Assassin's Creed and Tron Legacy - and now he's unleashed this mysterious teaser trailer on the world. It's for a project called Plug, and it's set in an apocalyptic future Portland, full of robots and guns. But we're not sure what else is going on here,… » 3/01/11 3:49pm 3/01/11 3:49pm

Bigger Than the iPhone, Sex Robots Will Be a "Terrific Service to…

David Levy, who took home this year's Loebner Prize for most human-like chatbot and famously lost a $5000 bet in 1989 when the computer Deep Thought beat him in a game of chess, has had a keen interest in human-AI carnal relations since writing his 2007 book Love and Sex with Robots. He believes that, as sexbot AIs… » 9/18/09 9:30am 9/18/09 9:30am

Now I Can Program My Husband To Have Threesomes!

A British researcher who studies artificial intelligence just completed his doctoral thesis on why humans will marry robots in the future. Media reports have covered this with a titter, but researcher David Levy is dead serious. His thesis grows in part out of research he did for a 2005 book called Robots Unlimited,… » 10/12/07 1:07pm 10/12/07 1:07pm