Get A Job! The Myth of Labor

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Our images of manhood and success are too often tied to a “working man” image that doesn’t exist in the real world any more.

“I remember hypo-mania episodes: energy bursts, hyper-sexual, and irritable. I felt like the wolf man.”

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This is a comment by Miguel on the post “The Trouble with Monogamy and Mental Illness”.

Futurism: The First Space Mining Company Is Set To Secure The Stars

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Taking the first step towards, maybe, just maybe, becoming a type one civilization at long last.

Science: Researchers Teach Robots To Make Their Own Tools, Mayhem Surely Follows Soon

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Scientists give this Promethean concept to mechanical citizens of the world. What could go wrong?

Online Dating Science Fiction: The Robot That Stole Her Heart

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In honor of the late Ray Bradbury, Oliver Lee Bateman attempts to launch an entirely new sub-genre: online dating science fiction.

Trailer: Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Brings The Giant Robot Smackdown

The latest battle between Decepticons and Autobots heads for your console this fall.

Warfare: New Robot Can Throw Grenades Without Human Assistance [@spodachozn1]

Next up, T-800s? Robots get accurate with throwing grenades …

Technology: Instead Of A Pole Dancer Doing The Robot … [@spodachozn1]

There are now robots that can do what happens in strip clubs. Where is your god now?

#Fear

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Carlos Foglia meditates on fear, one thought at a time.

News: In Case You Missed It … (from our November 20th season finale w/@brandoneaston)

A summary of news items from our webcast It’s Komplicated on the Geekweek Network.

Technology: Giant Robot Snake Strikes Terror for Ecological Activist Scientists

A climate change-minded group of individuals have recreated one of the pre-historic horrors in brutal metal and menace.

News: In Case You Missed It … (our November 6th webcast)

A summary of news items from our webcast It’s Komplicated on the Geekweek Network.

News: In Case You Missed It … (from our October 30th webcast)

A summary of news items from our webcast It’s Komplicated on the Geekweek Network.

News: Technophilia from August 21, 2011

Apps and code, hard drives and speedy processors, Technophilia gives you details on technology and the future.

Robots: Now They’re Learning? Oh Crap!

In Japan they’re teaching robots how to think and learn. Why? Maybe apocalypse isn’t coming fast enough, who knows?

News: Technophilia for July 24, 2011

The weekly summary of tech news from the “It’s Komplicated” webcast.