Recommended listening of the 09/07/2018 Science Friday Podcast. The podcast is titled How Strong Is The Human-Robot Bond?. The podcast explores the relationship between humans and robots, including our ethical relationship. The podcast features Kate Darling, a robot ethicist in the MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Heather Knight, a robotics researcher at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon.
Read excerpts and listen to the entire segment here.
Here is an example tweet inspired by the podcast.
I came home to find the robot vacuum cleaner tangled in a rug whining for help… unconsciously I said “poor baby, I will get that”… I felt stupid immediately. 😀
— Sidney Monteiro (@SidneyMonteiro) September 6, 2018