Kate Darling is author of The New Breed: What Our History With Animals Reveals About Our Future With Robots (Henry Holt, 2021) and a research specialist in the MIT Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Why Oxen Were The Original Robots
A roboticist on why we should look at animals, not humans, to understand how artificial intelligence can fit into our lives.
How Robots Can Help Kids Develop Social Skills
A robot ethicist explores exciting new research that suggests that cute robots can help kids overcome social anxiety.
How Strong Is The Human-Robot Bond?
Why we want to protect some robots and destroy others.