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Robotics | IoT

The Coming Robot War Is Our Fault in Short Film ‘Rise’

Speculating what will cause our ultimate demise has been the stuff of science fiction for years—if it’s not aliens wiping out the human race, it’s probably robots. This is a proven trope that keeps moviegoers flocking to the likes of Independence Day, Ender’s Game, The Terminator, or The Matrix. To deviate from the norm takes a little extra work, but one way directors can suggest a different route is with a short format proof-of-concept sales pitch. Created with nearly $40,000 in Kickstarter funding, “Rise” is a short film aspiring to feature length. Its central theme is to Terminator what District 9… read more