Why we need a Robot Registry

Robots are rolling out into the real world and we need to meet the emerging challenges in responsible fashion but one that doesn't block innovation. At the recent ARM Developers Summit 2020 I shared my suggestions for five practical steps that we could undertake at a regional, national or global level as part of the … Continue reading Why we need a Robot Registry

The Robot Explosion on the Simulation Series

I was just interviewed on a multidisciplinary show called the Simulation series which 'features the greatest minds of our time'. The host Allen SaakyanĀ and I covered a lot of territory, including how robotics can solve the grand challenges, what are the chances of rogue robots and AI wiping out society, how we can design morality … Continue reading The Robot Explosion on the Simulation Series

Blended Reality With Robots

We are already living with robots. The future is here, but as William Gibson says, it's not evenly distributed yet. Or I believe that we often don't recognize the future when we see it. How do we recognize robots? We usually look for humanoid robots, the stuff of science fiction. Even the classic robot 'arm' … Continue reading Blended Reality With Robots