News Archive

Adams, T. “Sherry Turkle: ‘I Am Not Anti-Technology, I Am Pro-Conversation.” The Guardian, 18 Oct 2015

Adl, C. “A Robot Passes A Self-Awareness Test For First Time.” YourNewsWire.Com, 17 Jul 2015

Anderson, J.Q. “The Future of Work? The Robot Takeover Is Already Here.” Medium, 12 Aug 2015.

Barton, G. and P. Edwards. 2016. “How ‘The Robot’ Became the Greatest Novelty Dance of All Time.” Vox, 24 Mar 2016.

Belonsky, A. “Man or Machine? The Age of the Robots Blurs Sci-Fi and Cutting-edge Science.” The Guardian, 24 Apr 2013

Bensinger, G. “Amazon’s Drones for Deliveries.Wall Street Journal, 1 Dec 2013

Benson, E. “Sci-Fi, Religion, And Silicon Valley’s Quest For Higher Learning At Singularity University.” Buzzfeed, 4 Oct 2013

Berlatsky, Noah. “When Science Fiction Stopped Caring About the Future.” The Atlantic, 5 Dec 2014

Bradshaw, P. “Moon.” Review of Moon, dir. Duncan Jones. The Guardian, 17 Jul 2009

Cadwalladre, C. “Are the Robots About to Rise? Google’s New Director of Engineering Thinks So.The Observer, 22 Feb 2014

Chilton, Martin. “Kafka’s The Metamorphosis, Robot Style.” The Telegraph, 8 Oct 2014

Cringely, R. X. “Big Data is the New Artificial Intelligence.” I, Cringley on Technology, 15 Apr 2014

Dingman, S. “Margaret Atwood Has Much To Say About Killer Robots.” Globe and Mail, 2 May 2014

Dorrier, J. “Festo Unleashes a Robotic Kangaroo and a Swarm of Bubble Drones.” Singularity Hub, 16 Apr 2014

Dwoskin, E. “The Next Hot Job In Silicon Valley Is For Poets.The Washington Post, 7 Apr 2016

Dvorsky, G. “What Will Life Be Like When Digital Brains Outnumber Humans?” io9.com, 24 Feb 2014

Dvorsky, G. “Can We Build an Artificial Intelligence That Won’t Kill Us?” io9.com, 15 Jan 2014

Dvorsky,G. “Freakishly Realistic Telemarketing Robots Are Denying They’re Robots.” io9.com, 11 Dec 2013

Ellyatt, H. “Campaign Launched Against ‘Harmful’ Sex Robots.” NBC News, 15 Sep 2015

Evans, Claire. “When MIT Publishes Science Fiction, You Should Pay Attention.” Motherboard, 8 Sept 2014

Eveleth, R. “Why Aren’t There More Women Futurists?The Atlantic, 31 Jul 2015

Francis, M. “Professor Builds Look Alike Robot.” Fox Business Network, 9 Dec 2013

Gardels, N. “Controversial Philosopher Says Man And Machine Will Fuse Into One Being. An interview with philosopher Peter Sloterdijk.” The Huffington Post/The WorldPost, 3 Sep 2015

Gibbs, S. “Musk, Wozniak and Hawking Urge Ban on Warfare AI and Autonomous Weapons.” The Guardian, 27 Jul 2015

Gonzalez, R. “This Gyrating Doll Will Haunt Your Dreams.” io9.com. 23 Mar 2014

Hamilton, Kristy. “Scientists Put a Worm into a Robot’s Body.” IFL Science, 14 Dec 2014.

Hawking, S., et al. “Transcendence Looks at the Implications of Artificial Intelligence – But Are We Taking AI Seriously Enough?” The Independent. 7 May 2014

Hernandez, D.  “Meet the Man Google Hired to Make AI a Reality.” Wired, 16 Jan 2014

Honigsbaum, M. “Meet the Next Generation of Robots. They’re Almost Human.” The Observer, 15 Sep 2013

Jagernauth, K. “Watch: Jonah Hill’s Spoof Of Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’ From ‘Saturday Night Live’.” Indiewire, 26 Jan 2014

Koerth-Baker, M. “How Robots Can Trick You Into Loving Them.” New York times Magazine, 17 Sep 2013

Leonard, A. “Robots Are Stealing Your Job: How Technology Threatens to Wipe Out the Middle Class.Slate, 17 Jan 2014

Lou, E. “Finding joy in smashing computers to bits (and bytes).” The Toronto Star, 24 Jul 2015

Luk, L. “Foxconn Quietly Working with Google on Robotics.” Wall Street Journal, 11 Feb 2014

Markoff, J. “Google Puts Money on Robots, Using the Man Behind Android.” The New York Times, 4 Dec 2013

McGinn, C. “Homunculism.” Review of How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed, by Ray Kurzweil. The New York Review of Books, 21 Mar 2013

Miles, K. “Robot Maker Says He’s Designed A Pocket Robot That Could Replace Your Smartphone.” The Huffington Post/The WorldPost, 17 Mar 2015

Miller, K. “Will You Ever Be Able To Upload Your Brain?The New York Times, 10 Oct 2015

Morber, Jenny. “If Software Looks Like a Brain and Acts Like a Brain — Will We Treat It Like One?Ars Technica, 18 Feb 2015

Mortillaro, Nicole. “2014: The Year Science Fiction Became Science Reality.Global News, 17 Dec. 2014

Murphy, P.Slaves To The Machine: Cyber-Proletariat, by Nick Dyer-Witheford.” The Irish Times, 19 Oct 2015

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. “1968 Science Fiction is Today’s Reality.” NASA.gov, 21 Oct. 2014

Newitz, A. “The First Person in the World to Become a Government-recognized Cyborg.” Io9.com, 2 Dec 2013

Newitz, A. “Dogs Basically Don’t Care If You Are A Robot Or A Human.io9.com, 13 Sep 2013

Newsham, J. “Vice ‘Call of Duty’ Trailer Blurs Line Between Advertising and News.” Poynter.org, 3 May 2014

Nickelsburg, M. “Why Is AI Female? How Our Ideas About Sex And Service Influence The Personalities We Give Machines.GeekWire, 4 Apr 2016

Olewitz, C. “A Japanese AI Program Just Wrote A Short Novel, And It Almost Won A Literary Prize.” Digital Trends, 23 Mar 2016

Popper, N. “The Robots Are Coming For Wall Street.” The New York Times Magazine, 25 Feb 2016

PBS News Desk. “Empathy for Military Robots Could Affect Outcomes on the Battlefield.” The Rundown — PBS Newshour, 18 Sep 2013

Radford, T. “Touching Robots Can Arouse Humans, Study Finds.The Guardian, 5 Apr 2016

Robertson, E. “What Are the Ethics of Human–Robot Relationships?” The Guardian, 27 Jan 2014

Rojas, I. “Meet Robi, The World’s Cutest Robot.” Fusion, 16 Mar 2015

Rowan, D. “On The Exponential Curve: Inside Singularity University.” Wired, 6 May 2013

Morber, Jenny. “If Software Looks Like a Brain and Acts Like a Brain — Will We Treat It Like One?Ars Technica, 18 Feb 2015

Mortillaro, Nicole. “2014: The Year Science Fiction Became Science Reality.Global News, 17 Dec. 2014

Murphy, P.Slaves To The Machine: Cyber-Proletariat, by Nick Dyer-Witheford.” The Irish Times, 19 Oct 2015

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. “1968 Science Fiction is Today’s Reality.” NASA.gov, 21 Oct. 2014

Newitz, A. “The First Person in the World to Become a Government-recognized Cyborg.” Io9.com, 2 Dec 2013

Newitz, A. “Dogs Basically Don’t Care If You Are A Robot Or A Human.io9.com, 13 Sep 2013

Newsham, J. “Vice ‘Call of Duty’ Trailer Blurs Line Between Advertising and News.” Poynter.org, 3 May 2014

Nickelsburg, M. “Why Is AI Female? How Our Ideas About Sex And Service Influence The Personalities We Give Machines.GeekWire, 4 Apr 2016

Olewitz, C. “A Japanese AI Program Just Wrote A Short Novel, And It Almost Won A Literary Prize.” Digital Trends, 23 Mar 2016

Popper, N. “The Robots Are Coming For Wall Street.” The New York Times Magazine, 25 Feb 2016

PBS News Desk. “Empathy for Military Robots Could Affect Outcomes on the Battlefield.” The Rundown — PBS Newshour, 18 Sep 2013

Radford, T. “Touching Robots Can Arouse Humans, Study Finds.The Guardian, 5 Apr 2016

Robertson, E. “What Are the Ethics of Human–Robot Relationships?” The Guardian, 27 Jan 2014

Rojas, I. “Meet Robi, The World’s Cutest Robot.” Fusion, 16 Mar 2015

Rowan, D. “On The Exponential Curve: Inside Singularity University.” Wired, 6 May 2013

 

Videos, Podcasts, Radio Interviews

Boston Robot Fights Against Pushing BBC, 24 Feb 2016

Creepily Realistic Robot Can Hold Conversations and Answer Questions  24 Feb 2011

8 Robots That Will Haunt Your Soul Buzzfeed, 16 Nov 2013

Five Most Terrifying Robots in Google’s Arsenal Bloomberg, 17 Dec 2013

Beauty and the Freak CBC, 5 Nov 2013

Mechanical Love Icarus Films, 30 Mar 2009

MERTZ: An Active Vision Head Robot for Exploring Social Learning MIT, 15 Sep 2010

Michio Kaku: This is Your Brain on a Laser Beam Big Think, 24 Feb 2014

MIT Domo Robot Helping With Chores MIT, 3 Apr 2007

Will Small Step for Robots Lead to Giant Step for Robotkind? PBS, 18 Sep 2013

Official MDS Robot Video: First Test of Expressive Ability MIT, 15 Apr 2008

Rise of the Machines: Documentary on the Future of Human Like Robots Discovery Channel, 10 Dec 2013

Robot Actress Steals the Show Thre3tv, 18 Nov 2010

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