AI + Robotics: Philip K Dick

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot0Fuy34xN0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJ930zzYxl8 The android portrait of Philip K. Dick–an intelligent, evolving robotic recreation of the sci-fi writer who authored VALIS, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, UBIK, and many other masterworks. By resurrecting PKD as an android, we seek to realize genius-level AI with compassion and creativity. While we have a long way to go, …

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Hamlet Recorder Scene and Alien: Covenant Flute Scene

Firstly I would like to express gratitude to Matt Hatton, in my podcast conversation with him he revealed the following homage to Shakespeare. Like Matt, I wonder if this scene in Hamlet generated a similar sort of response when it first debuted in 1609. When this particular scene was being filmed in Alien: Covenant, Matt …

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Commission, Ashstryker: Androids of Alien

I recently requested Ashsart to draw me the Androids of Alien, my request was pretty specific. They needed to be drawn height accurate and be holding something associated with their character. http://ashstryker.tumblr.com/post/168763567350/recently-finished-a-commission-for-the-lovely From left to right: Ash is holding a porn magazine, Bishop is balancing a knife in his palm, Walter is holding a flower, …

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Commission, Mattie Draws: David and Walter

I commissioned Mattie to draw any of the Alien Androids, they selected David and Walter. Here's the magnificent piece: https://mattie-draws.tumblr.com/post/168400464773/its-your-choice-now-brother-which-is-it-to-be What I especially like is that the longer I looked at it, the more little details started to appear. Which I likened to my experience of Alien: Covenant, little nods to their characters are there. …

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