Robot Pride Day – Reports and Essays

Robot Pride Day Festival 2008

Where were YOU the night of August 4th?
Rather than opine on the state of our souls lost in the morass of tech-straction as our old relationships are replaced by Twitters, I wanted to report from the Robot Pride Day 2008 event that took place in Toronto, Canada.
The Sky Pirates held a private screening of the […]

People Are Robots, Too. Almost

October 28, 2003
Popular culture has long pondered the question, “If it looks like a human, walks like a human and talks like a human, is it human?” So far the answer has been no. Robots can’t cry, bleed or feel like humans, and that’s part of what makes them different.
But what if they could […]

August 4th, 2007. Robot Pride Day.

“Where were YOU the night of August 4th?”
Then the lights went out.
It wasn’t the same as when oil finally ran dry. Then, the streets ran with blood and power-lust flew over the people like an angry dragon, scouring for goats to eat and gold to line its nest.
This time was different. Serene. Of course there […]