Living With Robots Will Change Humans in Unexpected Ways
"The problem might not be that if we teach a robot to kick a ball, the robot will come back and kick us. The problem might be that it does something to us if we kick the robot."
Could This BB-8 Bot Help People Cope With Anxiety?
One Toronto researcher is trying to find out.
Robots Don’t Just Want to Be Your Helper, They Want to Be Your Friend
At the 2015 International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo, emotional robots were all the rage. What do we do with them?
Virtual Therapy: Why It's So Comforting to Talk to Screens That Listen
From ELIZA chatbots to modern-day diagnostic AIs, robot interactions don't have to be cold.