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