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Two from Kevin LaGrandeur

Posted on May 4, 2015

My article “Emotion, Artificial Intelligence, and Ethics,” in Beyond Artificial Intelligence: The Disappearing Human-Machine Divide, eds. Jan Ramportl, Eva Zackova and Jozef Kelemen (Springer, 2014), pp.97-109, is now available for free at Academia.edu. My book, Androids and Intelligent Networks in Early Modern Literature and Culture: Artificial Slaves, which was awarded a 2014 Science Fiction and Technoculture Continue Reading »

New Book: Postnaturalism

Posted on April 15, 2015

Dr. Shane Denson writes: My book, Postnaturalism: Frankenstein, Film, and the Anthropotechnical Interface, has recently been made available through Columbia UP: http://cup.columbia.edu/book/postnaturalism/9783837628173 The book includes a foreword by Mark B. N. Hansen, which you can read along with the introductory chapter in a free PDF excerpt here: http://www.transcript-verlag.de/media/pdf/34ad464ffd532cd430be6202239151cd.pdf About the book: Postnaturalism offers an original account of Continue Reading »

The Dung Ball Chronicle

Posted on April 5, 2015

From Wayne Miller: Now available free online (with a Creative Commons license) and as paperback. Here’s the full blurb… or start with the blue text half way down… The things chronicled here are, and are not, what they seem. For one, the language is all wrong: The titular dung balls are actually made of hallucinogenic mold, Continue Reading »

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