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Love and sex with robots: a vision from the 1920s

Love and sex with robots: a vision from the 1920s

David Levy’s Love and Sex with Robots may have hit the shelves just a few years ago, but the idea of love and sex with robots is hardly a new one. Even as far back as the 1920′s, people were envisioning a future in which robots–or “automatic men”–would be available to tend to the needs…

Sundance 2009: Different Perspectives On This Year's Festival

Sundance 2009: Different Perspectives On This Year's Festival

It’s hard enough to leave sunny Los Angeles for freezing Park City but this year, I’m just back from the tropical warmth of Hawaii. I don’t expect much sympathy but still, can you concede that it’s a shock to the system? Shorts and tee shirts are out of the suitcase; long johns and unflattering outerwear…