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Randi Janelle

Creator in Asheville

Boybot Boyfriend

PRESENTED ON FEB 17, 2013
IN WELLINGTON @ VOL 18

Poet Randi Eaton is in love with her Boybot Boyfriend; an semi-sentient replacement for her deadbeat ex-bf. She sings praises of the A.I. that tends to her every need, listens to her issues, and satisfies needs only a cyber man could. 

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The Poetry of Marriage

BY LAUREN SHAPIRO
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2014

Lauren Shapiro is an artist and academic whose primary interest is in how art effects individual, interpersonal, and social change. Applying literary theory to the study of lifespan development, she explores how metaphors spoken between lovers predict the course of romantic relationships. 

"Presentation of the Day" on March 12, 2014.

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Where is the Romance?

BY KAYO YOKOYAMA
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 28, 2014

Artist Kayo Yokoyama discuess her investigation of Jane Austen's romance novel Pride & Prejudice. She considers what has happened to the traditional sense of romance and where all of the Mr. Darcy's have gone. However, she proposes that maybe the romance is still present today, just in different forms. 

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Stories from a Jollyasser

BY CANDRA SQUIRE
@ VOL 24 ON FEB 20, 2015

Candra Squire shares her love of prose, crafted on paper, and gifted to friend.  

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Generation Bot

BY RANDI JANELLE
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 09, 2015

Why settle for a human boyfriend when you can get everything you need from your Boybot boyfriend and upgrade him at any time? Randi Eaton explains how. 

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A Film-Poem: Post Modern Love Story

BY KATIE GREENBROWN
@ VOL 13 ON JUL 18, 2017

She sees wild flowers growing between cracked paving stones. He hears music in the endless hum of alarms, pylons and traffic. They’ve never met, though they live only three streets away. Follow their journey through time, possibility and all the octaves of the human heart. Katie Greenbrown takes us on a journey of post modern love.

Words by Katie Greenbrown, Music by James Rotchell, Art by Peter Roman.

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Should We Love Robots?

BY SCOTT MIDSON
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 28, 2017

Dr. Scott Midson is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at The Lincoln Theological Institute. He is the lead researcher on ‘Living with and Loving Machines’. This project brings together questions about how we understand humans and technologies in their relationships, and seeks to encourage an alternative way of reflecting on these using the theological notion of ‘love’.

In this talk he explores how theological and religious ideas shape how we ineract, and even love, robots.

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My Vision on Malaysia's Education System as an Artificial Intelligence practitioner

BY AZNUL SABRI
@ VOL 6 ON AUG 16, 2018

Aznul is an academician that dabbles with AI related business opportunities. He talks here about the intersection between the education system in Malaysia and Ai

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The future of Artificial intelligence and its impact on creativity

BY THOMAS MAZEJIAN
@ VOL 30 ON APR 05, 2019

Thomas Mazejian discusses the future of Artificial intelligence and its impact on creativity.

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Bringing the power of Quantum Physics, Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain to Cancer

BY NICK HOLMES
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 08, 2019

Nick Holmes talks about the development of advanced cancer screening technology which will enable cancer detection for everyone. everywhere.