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Ridley Scott Reveals the Origin of His Androids in the Alien Saga #SciFiSunday

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Head on over to WIRED for the full video.

From Ash in Alien to David in Prometheus, Scott has always been a fan of keeping an android on his spaceships. Originally inspired by HAL 9000 in 2001: A Space Odyssey, these AI creations have been about answering the fundamental questions behind why a company would build an artificially intelligent creature in the first place and what their purpose would be, Scott says in the video above.

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