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5 reasons why you don’t need to fear the Robopocalypse (and 2 why you might…)

In advance of Sheffield Robotics’¬†Platform for Investigation day at the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry on 20 January, I wrote this blog post: 5 reasons why you don’t need to fear the Robopocalypse (and 2 why you might…) Advertisements

5 reasons why you don’t need to fear the Robopocalypse (and 2 why you might…)

In advance of Sheffield Robotics’¬†Platform for Investigation day at the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry on 20 January, I wrote this blog post: 5 reasons why you don’t need to fear the Robopocalypse (and 2 why you might…)

Westworld blog on mad scientists and corporate villains

I’ve published another blog on Westworld, addressing larger themes in science fiction more generally: The Ford Factor: mad scientists and corporate villains Also available on Robohub.  

Westworld blog on mad scientists and corporate villains

I’ve published another blog on Westworld, addressing larger themes in science fiction more generally: The Ford Factor: mad scientists and corporate villains Also available on Robohub.  

Tweeting on Westworld

I’ve been fortunate to be sent some previews of HBO’s new series, Westworld (available on Sky Atlantic here in the UK). So far, it’s proving to be a remarkable series, very engaging with terrific ideas. I’ll be blogging on it

Tweeting on Westworld

I’ve been fortunate to be sent some previews of HBO’s new series, Westworld (available on Sky Atlantic here in the UK). So far, it’s proving to be a remarkable series, very engaging with terrific ideas. I’ll be blogging on it

New post on Robohub

I’ve had a few posts on Robohub.org now, but this one seems to be doing rather well, with a few retweets and a lively discussion on Hacker News. The New Westworld: Humanizing the un-human, or dehumanizing humankind? It’s a repost

New post on Robohub

I’ve had a few posts on Robohub.org now, but this one seems to be doing rather well, with a few retweets and a lively discussion on Hacker News. The New Westworld: Humanizing the un-human, or dehumanizing humankind? It’s a repost

First post on RoboHub

Dreaming Robots has been noticed, and is (sometimes) going to be cross-posted on the terrific website RoboHub. Check out my article here, but do take the time to look at RoboHub more generally – it’s a terrific collection of resources.

First post on RoboHub

Dreaming Robots has been noticed, and is (sometimes) going to be cross-posted on the terrific website RoboHub. Check out my article here, but do take the time to look at RoboHub more generally – it’s a terrific collection of resources.

More on Humans

A new post on the Dreaming Robots blog the Channel 4 and AMC programme Humans; this time looking at what we can learn about Asimov’s Three Laws and the implications for the future of intelligent, autonomous systems. I’ll be tweeting

More on Humans

A new post on the Dreaming Robots blog the Channel 4 and AMC programme Humans; this time looking at what we can learn about Asimov’s Three Laws and the implications for the future of intelligent, autonomous systems. I’ll be tweeting

Post on CSN Blog; Robots and religion

See my second of two posts on the CSN blog looking at robots and religion. This time, examining how religion might function as a cultural factor influencing how we perceive robots. ‘Robots & Religion, Part II: which god? which robot?’

Post on CSN Blog; Robots and religion

See my second of two posts on the CSN blog looking at robots and religion. This time, examining how religion might function as a cultural factor influencing how we perceive robots. ‘Robots & Religion, Part II: which god? which robot?’