Episode 3: The First Robot Story & The Nature of Collapse
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Discussion of R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) by Karel Čapek... Robots as artificial humans and their utility to the expansion and maintenance of the technological system... Mentioned: Bertrand Russell, Return of the Jedi (Star Wars, Ewoks), Marx, Chomsky... Excerpt from Bob Zmuda's anecdote about Andy Warhol and Andy Kaufman meeting, talking about Howdy Doody.

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