We’ve always been attracted to someone with brains. Even if he or she doesn’t have any physical brains. Like Watson, the reigning mechanical champ of Jeopardy!. Watson just knows a lot of shit, and you know what? It’s hot. And we’re not alone in thinking that. As more and more robots begin enacting their evil plans to take over the world, humans are thinking about expanding their sexual options. Hear all about it at Hey, Where’s My Robot Girlfriend? An Exploration of Sexual Robotics, Teledildonics, and Carnal Technology. We repeat: Teledildonics. Tonight, researcher Laura G. Duncan presents a multimedia lecture about an android love affair on Star Trek, sperm-powered nanobots, and weaponized orgasms. The impending robot apocalypse does have its perks.
Thu., March 24, 8 p.m., 2011