If you’re a fan of Sherry Turkle’s Alone Together, this will hit you in all the right places… In many instances, the researchers observed children persistently obstructing the robot. Sometimes a child would step aside when asked by the robot, but then would quickly come back in front of it. Other children started ignoring the […]Read More Robots are learning how to evade angry children – is this the new normal?
First a robot wrote an LA Times article about an earthquake. Now the AP will have a robot write baseball articles. Rather than fear or dismiss this, I’m interested in thinking through how algorithm-based editorial could be used on the branded content side at scale. And from a hyper-localization perspective. We shouldn’t discount the need […]Read More What’s your algorithmic content strategy? LA Times and AP have one
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“I can see a robot standing in front of a crowd, looking at faces—probably a lot like the way theyre scanning license plates on the interstate now—and very rapidly reading the room and accurately predicting the emotional state of its audience,” says Bruce Duncan, the team leader of a privately commissioned humanoid robot called Bina48. […]Read More Robots predicting our emotional states – already exist