EPSRC Principles of Robotics: defending an obsolete human(ism)?

My paper has just been published in Connection Science (Vol 29). Access is free for one month. (I also co-wrote the Editorial for the special edition, which is on the ethical principles of robotics) Advertisements

EPSRC Principles of Robotics: defending an obsolete human(ism)?

My paper has just been published in Connection Science (Vol 29). Access is free for one month. (I also co-wrote the Editorial for the special edition, which is on the ethical principles of robotics)

Can a robot replace Ed Sheeran? BBC Radio 1

On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, some of my colleagues from Sheffield Robotics and I were used as contributors to BBC Radio 1‘s programme ‘Can a robot replace Ed Sheeran?‘.

Can a robot replace Ed Sheeran? BBC Radio 1

On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, some of my colleagues from Sheffield Robotics and I were used as contributors to BBC Radio 1‘s programme ‘Can a robot replace Ed Sheeran?‘.

‘Facing the Robot Revolution’ by Mark Mardell

BBC Radio 4 presenter Mark Mardell visited Sheffield Robotics recently and wrote this article about the time he spent there talking to Sheffield researchers, including yours truly. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-39028030 I should clarify that while of course robots will definitely take more

‘Facing the Robot Revolution’ by Mark Mardell

BBC Radio 4 presenter Mark Mardell visited Sheffield Robotics recently and wrote this article about the time he spent there talking to Sheffield researchers, including yours truly. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-39028030 I should clarify that while of course robots will definitely take more

Festival of the Mind 2016 (2)

The nice people at the University of Sheffield produced this video of the project that I undertook with the fabulously talented Rita Marcalo at Instant Dissidence for 2016’s Festival of the Mind.

Festival of the Mind 2016 (2)

The nice people at the University of Sheffield produced this video of the project that I undertook with the fabulously talented Rita Marcalo at Instant Dissidence for 2016’s Festival of the Mind.

BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking: Man and Animals

Back on Tues, 15 November, I took part in a discussion hosted by Free Thinking on BBC Radio 3. Entitled ‘Man and Animals‘, it was part of the 2016 Being Human Festival, recorded at FACT in Liverpool. The programme can

BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking: Man and Animals

Back on Tues, 15 November, I took part in a discussion hosted by Free Thinking on BBC Radio 3. Entitled ‘Man and Animals‘, it was part of the 2016 Being Human Festival, recorded at FACT in Liverpool. The programme can

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