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This Conversation Between HAL 9000 and Samantha From Her Is A Little Creepy

Video: Here’s an excellent re-imagination of two of the most famous depictions of artificial intelligence in film, HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey and Samantha from Her. Tillmann Ohm stitched together the actual dialogue from the films to construct a new conversation between the two. It flows rather well.


12 'Futuristic' Worlds Where Everybody Uses Obsolete Technology

Imagining the future is a huge challenge — few people saw smartphones and DNA-based medicine coming. But if you want proof that “futuristic” science fiction is always about the present, just look at the obsolete devices people think will still be around. Here are 12 future visions that include tech we’ve already abandoned.


Top 10 Most Gorgeous Space Movies Ever Filmed

Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity heralded the return of the glorious space porn movie. The swoon-worthy visuals make you feel as though you’re actually in space, on a unique adventure. But there’s a proud tradition of breathtaking space movies. Here are the 10 most lovely space films, before Gravity.


2001: A Space Odyssey Is Even More Of An Acid Trip When You Run It Through Google's Neural Network

Mother of god that’s cool-looking. If it weren’t for the damn DMCA I’d love to watch the whole movie like this — Kubrick’s expert use of colour be damned. But wait, let’s talk for a second about this video’s creator, because he’s only been uploading Deep Dream videos for a week and he’s already made some real gems.


The 10 Dumbest Artificial Intelligences Ever Created

The Singularity is coming soon! Artificial intelligences will reinvent everything, and there will be unlimited rice pudding. Except, of course, that when we imagine artificial intelligences in fiction, they’re often not that smart. Case in point? These 10 ridiculously dumb artificial intelligences.


50 Brilliant Science Fiction Movies That Everyone Should See

Science fiction has rocked cinemas for a century, and the genre has produced many undisputed classics during that time. But which movies are essential viewing for anyone interested in the genre? We broke down the 50 must-watch science fiction films.


The Folio Society's Edition Of 2001: A Space Odyssey Is Absolutely Amazing 

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Folio Society’s special editions. They have been creating some fantastic books, particularly in the science fiction world. After tackling Frank Herbert’s Dune, Philip K. Dick’s The Man in the High Castle and Ursula K. Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea, they have set their sights on a new classic: Arthur C. Clarke’s 2001: A Space Odyssey.


The Eyes On This 2001 Dave Bowman Figure Will Haunt Your Dreams

There’s a good reason Stanley Kubrick chose actor Keir Dullea to play astronaut Dave Bowman in 2001: A Space Odyssey. The actor obviously delivered a brilliant performance, but there was also something a bit unsettling about him, just like the film, and this one-sixth scale Keir Dullea figure from Executive Replicas. Even HAL comes across less creepy than those glaring eyes do.


Steven Soderbergh Recuts Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey

Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey is one of the most iconic science fiction films of all time. Transcending the very genre it helped to modernise, it would be an act of desecration for any other person to re-cut Kubrick’s masterpiece. Well, hey would you look at that, guess what Steven Soderbergh just did?


Ridley Scott Is Producing A Miniseries Sequel To 2001: A Space Odyssey

Great news for Arthur C. Clarke and/or Ridley Scott fans (in other words, everyone). The Blade Runner and Alien director just signed on to produce a Syfy Channel miniseries version of Clarke’s 2001 sequel, 3001: The Final Odyssey.


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