While conducting his dissertation research, historian Bob Whitaker stumbled across a forgotten episode involving the Church of Scientology, Interpol, and rumors of collusion with the Nazis.
Wednesday May 15, 2013
Mother Machine: an ‘Uncanny Valley’ in the Eighteenth Century When the eighteenth century Scottish midwife William Smellie invented an automaton that gave birth he made a crucial mistake, Brandy Schillace explains. He made his “mechanical mother” too real, dooming it to the oblivion of forgotten medical instruments and uncanny machines. From Issue 1.2—Illusions—April 2013
Published Monday May 13, 2013
To be published Tuesday May 21, 2013
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