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Ex Machina, from screenwriter-director Alex Garland, is the latest take on the perils of AI. And in the view of Bennett Stein aka The GOOD4NOTHING CONNOISSEUR, it is one of…

EX MACHINA: The Perils of A.I. Delivered in Chilly Style

Ex Machina, from screenwriter-director Alex Garland, is the latest take on the perils of AI. And in the view of Bennett Stein aka The GOOD4NOTHING CONNOISSEUR, it is one of…

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Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre has spent 30 years staging contemporary dance performances in intriguing spaces, from Laundromats and gas stations to corporate offices and, now, the…

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Faced with the enormity of human impact on earth, extraterrestrial life is looking more appealing.

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