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Pacific Rim’s Jaegers Reflect a Departure from Hollywood Norms

In addition to the question of whether it’s possible to create mecha robots, my Slate piece addresses a cultural “could this happen?” question–namely, could we accept robots as companions rather than competitors?

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Anime Killed the Hollywood Star

Jumpstarted by Milli Vanilla’s Grammy-sized betrayal and carried on by scads of “artists” since, voice alteration and reproduction, be it lip-synching or Auto tune, has become a mainstay of the entertainment industry. If you’re one of those people who think … Continue reading

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