After the last informal meeting of experts in Geneva on killer robots (or as they prefer to call them “lethal autonomous weapon systems”) wrapped up it is an appropriate time to take stock of what we learned from the conference. 591 more words
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Lucas Luigi Fiorella loved robots. He loved snowboarding and hanging out with his friends. He was a big computer geek. He could do arithmetic before he could read. 622 more words
We know weird and terrible things happen inside the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre.
Suicides on occasion. Assaults fairly often. The odd baby born. Dangerous drug smuggling. The mentally ill treated in disgraceful ways. 752 more words
Time Machines, Refrigerators, Supers and Sex An Analysis of Comic-book Troupes Through Barbara Gordon
Original Essay written for a university course on Disability and Sexuality-
Using popular culture to analyze a moment in time from the dominant societal perspective can be a powerful tool of cultural analysis and comic-books are arguably one of the most lush bodies of this kind of evidence. 2,168 more words