Should robots be gendered? Comments on Alan Winfield’s opinion

The gendering of robots is something I've found fascinating since I first started building robots out of legos with my brother. We all ascribe character to robots, consciously or not, even when we understand exactly how robots work. Until recently we've been able to write this off as science fiction stuff, because real robots were … Continue reading Should robots be gendered? Comments on Alan Winfield’s opinion

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