robots

Will these robots be evil?

The robots are coming. But before they do, we’ll need to give them our morals. Queena Kim reports on why “moral philosophy” will mean big business in the tech world. Read More...

Red Robot

Robot art has come a long way from HAL singing “Daisy” in 2001: A Space Odyssey. Algorithms are writing novels now. Bot artist Darius Kazemi and computer scientist Kris Hammond talk about the future of computer-generated narratives. Read More...

factory floor

What if automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence are bearing down on us at a faster rate than we ever anticipated? Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson, authors of "The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies," say technology is rapidly reshaping our economy. Read more...

cool tools

Kevin Kelly, co-founder of Wired magazine and author of "Cool Tools," says that robots are getting better and better at doing human jobs – and that's a good thing. Read more...

high-tech caregiving

We're looking in the U.S. at an aging population - the baby boomers are rapidly turning 65, and the demand for people to help care for those who are getting older is only going to rise. Kara Miller chatted with WGBH Morning Edition host Bob Seay about amazing advances in technology - particularly in robotics - that may fundamentally change what life is like for us as we age.

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