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At the Kojo Nnamdi Show

I was invited to The Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC, and was interviewed by guest host Todd Kliman. We talked about my book, Anatomy of a Robot, which he had read so carefully, and about the perennial appeal of robots and other artificial people! It was a great conversation, and wonderful experience

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Affect and machines in the media

My article on “Affect and Machines in the Media” was just published in The Oxford Handbook of Affective Computing, edited by Rafael A. Calvo, Sidney D’Mello, Jonathan Gratch, and Arvid Kappas. This essay discusses major cultural fantasies and preconceptions about machines and emotion, as these have been formed in science fiction literature, film, and popular

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My book is here! Anatomy of a Robot!

My new book, Anatomy of a Robot: Literature, Cinema and the Cultural Work or Artificial People has just come out from Rutgers University Press. It is so exciting to see this project come to fruition and the book looks beautiful. Here is some more information about this project. Description Why do we find artificial people

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