Watch Robyn Meet a Robyn-Inspired Robot

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Nov. 25 2013 2:25 PM

Watch Robyn Meet a Robyn-Inspired Robot

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Fembots have feelings too.

Photo by Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images

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.

Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.