Author: Computron

Robot Pride Day 2013 – Mean Robots, Nice Robots and Simple Robots

While 2013 saw ever more robot-themed stories, from Guillermo del Toro’s “Pacific Rim” to Marvel’s “The Wolverine,” the real world of robots was perhaps even more frightening. PRISM was the public face of a massive self-surveillance operation already going on for over a decade, however people continued to use Facebook more than ever, despite the […]

Blabdroid claims all-robot film crew makes a documentary about humans | via TechHive

Tribeca film festival features a documentary project that aims to be “the world’s first documentary shot and directed entirely by robots.”
Quite a statement.
Of course in this case humans put them in place to do so, thus until they conceive of it of their own volition, we challenge this boast somewhat.
What the project really is […]

RPD 2012 Missive + Blue Dog Pict plays “Robot Pride Day” live – only existing recording

Dear friends:
Happy Robot Pride Day 2012! The Sky Pirates, who celebrate and recognize RPD every year comprise a network of human beings that was created to bring us all closer together, to share our talents and ideas and mutually support one another.
RPD is placeholder to remind ourselves of our humanity and sense of wonder […]