Published in


How to Mass-Manufacture Humanoid Robots

What kind of materials, minerals, and supply chain would we need to create ‘Westworld’-style hosts or ‘Blade Runner’ replicants en masse?

An illustration of a humanoid robot being grown in a bubble.
Illustration: Sandro Rybak

“I“I just do eyes!” may not be the most iconic words spoken in Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner, but they gesture toward a whole series of worldbuilding questions that have…




The undercurrents of the future. A publication from Medium about technology and people.

Recommended from Medium

Better Tech: Mind the Gaps ‘19

Yonsei Reveals the Virtual Future of Education and Research with World’s First 5G OPEN Platform

Google My Business : Pourquoi créer sa fiche entreprise ?

Google My Business : Pourquoi créer sa fiche entreprise ?

2 in 1 Laptop or An iPad : Which one is better for you ?

Phones and Control

What Is A MagneticMattress?

AirTags (3/3). Limitations

Microsoft Takes Path Less Traveled to Build a Quantum Computer

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Ingrid Burrington

Ingrid Burrington

Precarious author (Networks of New York), educator, and artist (currently, Pioneer Works).

More from Medium

IoT and Wearables in Healthcare

GridMatrix Pitches & Exhibits its Technology at the ITS World Congress in Hamburg, Germany

Metamobility, progressing a Modern Technological Idea

Getting to net-zero: making science heard is more than shouting numbers