Daniel H. Wilson is the New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse, and seven other books, including the recently published Amped, the award- winning How to Survive a Robot Uprising and A Boy and His Bot. He earned a PhD in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as a Masters degrees in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. In 2008, Daniel hosted The Works, which aired on the History Channel. The film adaptation of his novel Robopocalypse will be directed by Steven Spielberg for DreamWorks Studios and is scheduled for release in April 2014. Daniel’s next novel, Amped, was released by Doubleday in June, 2012. Film rights were initially sold to Summit Entertainment, with Alex Proyas attached to direct.