Roboism is a fortnightly show mostly about robots. We care about how robots, artificial intelligence, and machine learning are affecting our culture. Come explore the humanity behind the bots that are quickly becoming a part of every day life.

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#30: Easier to Tax a Robot

April 10th, 2019 · 37 minutes

Alex and Savannah want robots to take everyone's jobs (no, seriously).

#29: Hello Gorgeous

March 13th, 2019 · 33 minutes

This week, Alex and Savannah look forward to the multiplicity and shame a new sexist robot.

#28: Normie Toilet

February 27th, 2019 · 33 minutes

Savannah brings a smart toilet to Alex's attention, a backwards lady robot confronts the Polar Vortex, and there's a major update in the scoot scoot department.

#27: How to Kiss Mr. Washington

February 18th, 2019 · 31 minutes

Alex and Savannah get into robot researchers, robot grifters, and how it’s not great to make love to your money.

#26: More R2D2, Less Roomba

December 11th, 2018 · 24 minutes

This week, Alex and Savannah give you a blast from the past from their interview with roboticist Adrian Choy, who leads the engineering team at the Museum of Science and Industry's Robot Revolution exhibit.

#25: The Apple Factories Are Still Gonna Exist

November 27th, 2018 · 46 minutes

This week Alex talks to guest host Trin Garritano about the possibilities fora solarpunk future!

#24: All These Metaphors Fall Apart

November 6th, 2018 · 33 minutes

Alex brings her friend Vector into the studio to see if Savannah will save them from an grease fire.

#23: You Need to Oil Its Tail

October 23rd, 2018 · 39 minutes

This week, Alex grills Savannah on her ability to anthropomorphize robots. Is she a monster? Let's find out!

#22: Angry Most of the Time

October 16th, 2018 · 61 minutes

This week, Savannah and Alex talk about focus and attention while not being able to focus on the topic of attention. The delve into internalized mysogyny, phantom taps, capitalism, and Animal Crossing. It ends up be cohesive. They promise.

#21: It Came Out of Me Like a Tapeworm

August 22nd, 2018 · 48 minutes

This week, Alex and Savannah are joined by writer and game designer Karlee Esmailli about her most recent Kickstarter campaign, immigrant women in tech, and whether or not virtual reality will embrace the female gaze.