Topics under discussion include
- The NASA JPL Curiosity Mars lander
- von Neumanns versus robots
- vN as a story about replication
- Robots as cultural zeitgeist
- Gaming motifs in vN
- Madeline and I editorialize on watching movies on AMC
- The Ashby model of domestic labour
- Destroying Seattle (and Vancouver) for fun and profit
vN: The First Machine Dynasty is available now from Angry Robot Books.
Head over to madelineashby.com to read Madeline’s blog and check out some of her other projects.
Cold Intro Music: The Lady of Vastness by Dan-O at DanoSongs.com
Theme music: Bionic Command Stage 4 by Necropolo