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[So, You Want To Be Human?] – Technology in Fiction: Just Button Mash Everything

“So, You Want To Be Human?” is the promotional event and blog tour in association with Simon and Schuster Canada.

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Table Topic:
Technology in Fiction:
“Just Button Mash Everything.”

Welcome back to Day 2 of Robot Week!

Today I am bringing you a discussion that looks at the usage of technology in the fictional world. This discussion will be modeled after my Think Aloud discussions.

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[So, You Want To Be Human?] – 5 Reasons You Should Read Boy Robot by Simon Curtis

“So, You Want To Be Human?” is the promotional event and blog tour in association with Simon and Schuster Canada.

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Thoughts

I was invited by Simon and Schuster Canada to champion one of their Young Adult SF-F novels being released this Fall and to be part of their blog tour. You best believe your boy got dibs on promoting Simon Curtis’ Boy Robot.

To start off this week of nerdy fun, I bring you two prompts asked by S&S Canada: (1) why did I agree to champion Boy Robot; and, (2) what does it mean to be human?

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[Alternatives] – Movie Review – The Light Between Oceans (2016)

Alternatives is the tagline to discuss entertainment outside of literature. It may encompass television, movies, games, and music.


Alternatives
Movie Review –
The Light Between Oceans (2016)

Genre: Drama, Historical, War, Romance, Cultural (Australia)
Duration: 132 Minutes
Directed By: Derek Cianfrance

Written By: Derek Cianfrance, M.L. Stedman
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander, and Rachel Weisz 

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat.

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