Column: Jenny Kleeman asks ‘should sex robots be banned?’

Should sex robots be banned? Sex robots seem to be an inevitability. Jenny Kleeman writes in the Guardian about how a sex doll simulating a rape victim is being developed and how the UK has already banned child-sex robots. The question this column seems to pose is “would these robots cause sexually violent behavior to grow?” https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/sep/25/ban-sex-robots-dolls-market Please follow and like us:0 Continue reading Column: Jenny Kleeman asks ‘should sex robots be banned?’

ZoomBubba news roundup: Sept. 25, 2017

It’s Monday and we’re still talking about the Angry Orange and his inability to make friends with anyone that isn’t Vladimir Putin. We also have a dam in Puerto Rico which may fail at any moment, health care on the line for millions of Americans and Mexico still trying to pull itself out of an earthquake. Luckily, we have some other things to distract you … Continue reading ZoomBubba news roundup: Sept. 25, 2017

Interview: Seth MacFarlane on The Orville

Here’s an interview with Forbes where Seth MacFarlane talks about his goals going into making The Orville. He says he went into this wanting to make something that stood out from the “dark and gritty” we’ve become accustomed to today. Best quote: “Characters are literally going to have to step out of the screen and punch them in the face in order for [audiences] to feel something.” Click … Continue reading Interview: Seth MacFarlane on The Orville

ZoomBubba news roundup: Sept. 22, 2017

It’s the first day of fall and it looks like Obamacare may survive despite the Angry Orange’s machinations. Trump, on the other hand, may be going down sometime in the future as Mueller’s investigation seems to be taking off. But, we’re not going to talk about that. Instead, here’s news that’s not dominating the headlines: Metal-men pumping iron: So, you think robots are either going … Continue reading ZoomBubba news roundup: Sept. 22, 2017

Interview: Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson on female Viking’s skeleton

An interview by Science, the magazine for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, with archaeologist Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson of Uppsala University in Sweden. The interview talks about what archaeologists can infer about the Viking woman whose body was found in a warrior’s grave and the double standards that crop up when female remains defy historical stereotypes. http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/09/once-viking-warrior-was-revealed-be-woman-some-began-question-her-battle-bona-fides Please follow and like us:0 Continue reading Interview: Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson on female Viking’s skeleton