If robot nurses could look like anyone...

This week we dipped our toe into the often murky waters of artificial intelligence. We discussed the totally legitimate reality of robots taking our jerbs, and reported on Japan's robot age-care nurses: the ones that look exactly like Baymax from Big Hiro 6.

VOYEURS : Mountain Sounds Festival

With Aus legends Alison Wonderland, DZ Deathrays, Tkay Maidza, Deep Sea Arcade, The Griswolds, The Jungle Giants, Pepa Knight, Kilter, East and sewwwww much more, the day's soggy weather had no chance of holding back these high-quality vibes.

VOYEURS: Melbourne Laneway Festival

We peeked up at musical wizards FKA Twigs and Mac Demarco, bounced around with Ratking and Vic Mensa, and cooled down to Caribou, Little Dragon and BANKS. We feel a little bit sorry for you if you didn

#ChangePorn With Erika Lust

Presenting at TEDx Vienna, filmmaker Erika Lust opens her speech describing a scenario from a pornographic film: a blonde woman in a ‘skintight dress’ with ‘watermelon breasts’ is giving a well-endowed man a blowjob. He cums all over her face and she smiles. Why?

Westside Horizon by House of Cards

Recently we were lucky enough to grab a peak at the tunes that have been rattling House of Cards designer Ashiya Omundsen's speakers, in her Summer Designer Playlist. Now, the Brisbane based designer is ready to unleash her latest collection.

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I’lls Premiere’s Clip For Fifty-Phiphti

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Spook ~ March 2nd, 2015

Music

... and it's pretty much the best thing you'll see all day.

A Small Voice

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Ellena Savage ~ February 27th, 2015

Culture

Human history is a history of war and weird claims on history made by politically dictatorial types. So if the default position is darkness, why write?

VOX POP: If robot nurses could look like anyone…

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Spook ~ February 27th, 2015

Culture

This week we reported on Japan's robot nurses that look exactly like a Dreamworks character. So, if these robot nurses could be designed to look like anything - or anyone - who would you want them to look like? Fire away, imagination!

Lisa Daniel Talks MQFF

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Garry Westmore ~ February 27th, 2015

Film+TV

On the eve of it's 25th run, outgoing Festival Director Lisa Daniel talks program highlights and the almost exponential growth of Melbourne's Queer Film Festival.

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Documenting The SKIN You’re In

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Katy Hall ~ February 27th, 2015

Culture

Six years after its creation, we speak to the artist behind the SKIN portrait series about what it takes to love the skin you’re in.

Don’t laugh: the robot uprising has begun, and you’re next

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Cam Hassard ~ February 27th, 2015

Culture

The robots are coming and they've already started to take our jobs. It's not the stuff of science fiction: we’re in for a wholesale rethink of our economic, political and social systems.

Twerps: What You Want & What You Think You Want Aren’t Always The Same Thing

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Keats Mulligan ~ February 26th, 2015

Music

Despite the high change Twerps has faced in recent times, things are looking and feeling good, says Jules McFarlane.

Inca Roads Giveaway

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Spook ~ February 26th, 2015

Music

Low on cash but dying to head to this year's Inca Road Festival? We've got you covered!

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I’lls Premiere’s Clip For Fifty-PhiphtiA Small VoiceVOX POP: If robot nurses could look like anyone…Lisa Daniel Talks MQFFDocumenting The SKIN You’re InDon’t laugh: the robot uprising has begun, and you’re nextTwerps: What You Want & What You Think You Want Aren’t Always The Same ThingInca Roads GiveawayAbi Varney’s Rough & CutThe Magic Designer Sale Is Back Again!