RoboPsych Podcast

Ben Brown Show Notes

This week I speak with Ben Brown of Howdy.AI, a Slack chatbot digital assistant. 

Tom Guarriello, Ph.D.

Direct download: Ben_Brown.mp3
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John Havens Autonomous Vehicle Podcast Show Notes: 

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Jenny Blake is an author, educator, consultant and former Googler who has written and spoken extensively about work and careers in the new economic world. She is deeply interested in how robots and AI will impact the work world. 

Jenny Blake Podcast Show Notes

Jenny Blake on The Internet:

Articles referenced:

Direct download: Jenny_Blake.mp3
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Steve Omohundro RoboPsych Podcast Show Notes

This episode include spoilers for AMC's Humans.


Direct download: Steve_Omohundro_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:25am EDT


Show Notes:

  1. Stephanie Tellex, Ph.D. - Homepage

  2. Giving robot trucks verbal commands - video

  3. DARPA Robotics Challenge

  4. Dean Kamen’s FIRST Program for kids

  5. Dr. Tellex training her cat - description and videos 

Direct download: Stefanie_Tellex_Podcast.mp3
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  1. Complete survey and results.
  2. Pictures: Robot 1 and Robot 2
Direct download: EU_Survey_Results.mp3
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Alain Kornhauser Show Notes

Dr. Alain Kornhauser is Professor of Operations Research & Financial Engineering at Princeton University. He is Director of the Transportation Program at Princeton and a long-time observer and expert in the field of self-driving cars. 

  1. Morgantown, W.Va. Personal Rapid Transit System
  2. National Traffic Highway Safety Administration Preliminary Statement of Policy Concerning Automated Vehicles - Includes descriptions of Level 0 through Level 4 automation
  3. La Rochelle, France - Automated vehicle demonstration project
Direct download: Kornhauser.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:35am EDT

Kate Darling Show Notes

  1. “Who’s Johnny?” research paper, PDF on robots, framing and empathy
  2. Heider & Simmel 1944, a study of interpersonal perception and attribution of human characteristics to objects
  3. Peter Singer, The Most Good You Can Do, on living ethically
  4. Personal Data New York City Meetup, June 4 - In-Home Robots and Personal Data
  5. Lily Camera Drone
  6. Boston Dynamics “Spot” testing video and CNN story entitled, Is it cruel to kick a robot dog?
  7. The Hexbug Nano robot used in Kate Darling’s “Who’s Johnny?” research
  8. Aldebaran’s Pepper robot
  9. Jibo, a social robot
  10. Why Google’s Robot Personality Patent Is Not Good for Robotics, by Kate Darling
  11. Project VRM (Vendor Relationship Management) - at Harvard’s Berkman Center
  12. We Robot Conference - especially papers by Kate Darling, Peter Asaro and Jason Millar
  13. Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right From Wrong - by Wendell Wallach
  14. Kate Darling’s Twitter Page


Direct download: Kate_Darling_051815.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

An interview with author and speaker John C. Havens.

Show notes:

Robots, artificial intelligence, human-robot interaction, psychology

Direct download: Havens.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:57pm EDT

  1. Julie Carpenter's Home Page
  2. The TALON Explosive Ordnance Disposal device
Direct download: Julie_Carpenter.mp3
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