Robyn is Swedish and has made a number of robot-themed songs, so she's a natural tie-in for the Robot Project being run out of Sweden's Royal Institute of Technology. Here's Robyn talking about KTH's Robyn-inspired robot.
The lucky thing about being a celebrity, I guess, is that you actually get to meet your robot replacement. When Slate writers are phased out in favor of #slatepitching alogorithms, I think we'll just be shown the door unceremoniously.
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?
The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.