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Looking for a stimulating way to spend your Valentine's evening? Join non-fiction writer Laura Mucha and lecturer in Artificial Intelligence, Kate Devlin, as they debate the heart of the matter with What is Love? at the Royal Institution. Author of Love Factually, Laura explores love by combining academic research with interviews she has conducted with hundreds of strangers. Senior Lecturer at King's College London, Kate investigates how people interact with technology ie she knows a lot about sex robots. Whether you're on a first date, flying solo or a couple wanting to get out of the house, this event is sure to spark some heart shaped debate.

 

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