Nothing that we do is ever new, but we reinvent with joy. Miquel Barceló, aeronautical and nuclear engineer, a doctor in computer science, professor and specialist in science fiction, explains in his short essay of the 1st Teatronika edition book, some of the references in fiction narrative of robots that act and perform or just simulations replacing human actors. He also give us his particular view of the contest and his participation in it.
See in this link an interview to Miquel just after publishing the renewed version of his guide to science fiction.
And following this link the complete essay of the book: Essay of Miquel Barceló