A few links of interest from around the web:
- Science: check out BBC’s Rise of the Robots (ep. 1, 2, and 3) for a survey of robots past and present.
- Fiction: here’s the podcast version of Naomi Kritzer’s story “Waiting Out the End of the World in Patty’s Place Cafe,” which appears in the March 2017 issue of Clarkesworld. Scariest part isn’t the probability of the world ending so much as it is the probability of funding ending for much needed programs, alas.
- And where you’d find both science and fiction: from The Guardian, “Panoramic portraits of American libraries“