“The idea of the autonomous robot disguises all the human labour behind it”: An Interview with Teresa Heffernan

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Lizzie Wright spoke to Professor Teresa Heffernan about the relationship between robot fictions and real-life robots, the films Wall-E and Ex Machina, and the importance of remembering the materiality — and material cost — of technology. This is an edited extract of their conversation. Teresa Heffernan is Professor of English Language and Literature at Saint … Read more