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British Literature from 1660 to Today: Franken-culture

Franken-Culture Articles

Facebook's Frankenstein Moment  (Sept 21, 2017, New York Times)

How Frankenstein's Monster Haunts Queer Art  (Oct 3, 2017, New York Times)

The Woebot will see you now’—the rise of chatbot therapy (Dec 3, 2017, Washington Post)

Can We Teach Robots Ethics? (Oct 15, 2017, BBC News)

Man As God: 'Frankenstein' Turns 200 (Jan 10, 2018, NPR)

Frankenstein in Baghdad (Larman, The Guardian, Feb 18, 2018)

The Strange and Twisted Life of ‘Frankenstein (Jill Lepore, The New Yorker, Feb 12 & 19, 2018)

Frankenstein at 200 and why Mary Shelley was far more than the sum of her monster’s parts (The Conversation, Jan 23, 2018)

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – in Charts (The Guardian, Jan 13, 2018)

The Long Shadow of Frankenstein (Kai Kupferschmidt, Science Magazine, Jan 12, 2018)The Horror Story that Haunts Science (Jon Cohen, Science Magazine, Jan 10, 2018)
Man as God: Frankenstein Turns 200 (Marcelo Gleiser, NPR Jan 10, 2018)

Out of Control 
(Richard Holmes, The New York Review of Books, Dec 21, 2017)
Frankenstein, or the beauty and terror of science 
(Henk van den Belt, Jan 9, 2017)
Updating Frankenstein For The Age of Black Lives Matter (June 27, 2017, NPR)
Iron Man and the Science Fiction of Disability (June 21, 2017, Nursing Clio)
Love in the Time of Robots  (Oct 17, 2017, Wired)

Climate Change: A Monster of Our Own Making (Oct 16, 2017, WSU)
He makes tadpoles with eyes on their tails. Could that one day help solve birth defects in humans? (Jan 2, 2018, Stat News)

Frankenstein: Behind the Monster Mash (Jan 1, 2018, BBC News)

Frankenstein Has Become a True Monster (Dec 29, 2017, Wall Street Journal)

Wal-Mart's new robots scan shelves to restock items faster (Oct 26, 2017, Reuters)

Special Report: U.S. company makes a fortune selling bodies donated to science (Oct 26 2017, Reuters)

R. Kikuo Johnson's "Tech Supoprt" (10/16/2017, New Yorker)

Have Scientists Found a Way to "Turbocharge" the Human Brain (Oct 13, 2017, NBC News)

Our Minds Can Be Hacked (Oct 6, 2017, The Guardian)

Franklin Foer On The Existential Threat of Big Tech (Sept 9, 2017, Literary Hub)

We're Drowning in Data But Starved for Wisdom (Sept 9, 2017, Thrive Global)

A New Way to Reproduce (Aug 5, 2017, Washington Post)
Rise of The Machines (June 21, 2017, Nursing Clio)

What Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein Can Teach Engineers (Jan 1, 2017, IEEE Spectrum)
Designing technology with the best intentions can still lead to disaster
Frankenstein: 200 Years of Scientific Dread
Podcast by Robert Lamb & Christian Sager


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Mostly Human with Laurie Segall

Listen to Yuval Harari, author of “Sapiens,” on AI, religion, and 60-day meditation retreats  (Feb 28 20, 2017, The Ezra Klein Show, Podcast)

Yuval Harari, Sapiens

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