RoboPsych Podcast

Ep. 74 - Dan Faggella on AI in Industry Today and Tomorrow

Show Notes

This week, Carla and Tom speak with Dan Faggella, CEO of Tech Emergence and host of the AI in Industry Podcast. We talk about the current applications of AI in companies, the military, and government, and about the future benefits, challenges, and concerns that AI raises.

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Direct download: Dan_Faggella_112718.mp3
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Ep 73 - Don Coolidge CEO of Elemental Path on Smart Toys

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This week, Carla and Tom speak with Don Coolidge, CEO of Elemental Path, a company that makes smart toys for kids. We discuss the process for making smart toys, how Don’s company thinks about the challenges of producing things for kids, and the future of voice interactive devices.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:16pm EDT

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This week, Carla and Tom talk about just how realistic our expectations of intelligent robots really are. We use Rodney Brooks’ essays on the subject to investigate.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:40pm EDT

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This week, Carla and Tom speak with Drs. Andrea Thomaz, Vivian Chu, and Agata Rozga, the Executive Team of Diligent Robotics. Diligent Robotics recently launched Moxi, a robot designed to remove many of the tasks that healthcare workers need to do that take them away from actual patient care. And, Carla was the Design Lead on the Moxi project! 

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Direct download: Moxi_-_A_Healthcare_Robot_From_Diligent_Robotics.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:21pm EDT

Ep. 70 - Dr. Dan Formosa on Designing with Gender in Mind

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In this episode, Carla and Tom speak with our friend and colleague Dr. Dan Formosa about considering gender differences when designing products and services. We hope you enjoy the show and invite your thoughts and comments at tom@RoboPsych.com or on Twitter @RoboPsychCom.

Direct download: Dan_Formosa_092018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:36pm EDT

Ep. 69 - Turtle Rover robot with founder Szymon Dzwonczyk

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This week, Carla Diana and Tom Guarriello talk about the Turtle Rover robot, it’s origins and uses with company founder Szymon Dzwonczyk. Turtle Rover is an open source hardware platform that gives makers a platform for creating robots to suit their specific needs.

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Direct download: Szymon_Dzwonczyk_0918.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:40pm EDT

Ep. 68 - Women in AI and Robotics

This week, Carla Diana and Tom Guarriello talk about the opportunities for women in the AI/robotics field. Please send us your thoughts on this topic to tom@RoboPsych.com or contact us on Twitter @RoboPsychCom.

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:14pm EDT

Ep. 67 - Byron Reese, Author of The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity

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This week, Carla and Tom have a lively conversation with Byron Reese, Publisher of GigaOm and author of the must read, The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity.

Direct download: Byron_Reese_081518.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:13pm EDT

Ep. 66 - Brian Roemmele on the “voice first” revolution

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This week, Carla and Tom speak with voice interaction pioneer Brian Roemmele about the implications of interacting with intelligent objects with our voices.

Direct download: Brian_Roemmele_0718.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

Ep. 65 - Robots and Deception with Dr. Julie Carpenter

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This week, Carla and Tom talk with former RoboPsych Podcast co-host Dr. Julie Carpenter about how AI and robots can deceive people, and how designers can prevent deception.

Direct download: Robots_and_Deception_with_Dr._Julie_Carpenter.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:45pm EDT

Ep. 64 - Designing Places For People Living With Robots

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This week, Carla and Tom talk about the challenges of designing spaces for humans living and working with robots.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:15am EDT

Ep. 63 - Dr. Peter Asaro on Robots, Ethics, and the Campaign To Stop Killer Robots

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This week, Carla Diana and Tom Guarriello speak with Dr. Peter Asaro, Associate Professor of Media Studies at the New School in New York City. Dr. Asaro’s research currently focuses on the social, cultural, political, legal and ethical dimension of robotics and artificial intelligence.

Direct download: Peter_Asaro.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:49am EDT

Ep. 62 - Google Duplex

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This week, Carla and Tom discuss the Google Duplex Assistant demo at Google I/O.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:31pm EDT

Dr. Wendy Ju returns to the RoboPsych Podcast to discuss autonomous objects and their social ecosystems.

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Ep. 61 - Dr. Wendy Ju on Autonomous Ecosystems

Dr. Wendy Ju returns to the RoboPsych Podcast to speak with Carla Diana and Tom about designing social objects and their ecosystems.

Direct download: Wendy_Ju_050418.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:51am EDT

Ep. 60 - John Sullins, Ph.D. On Robot Ethics

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Today, Carla and Tom have a conversation about issues in robot ethics with Sonoma State University philosophy professor John P. Sullins, Ph.D.

Direct download: John_Sullins_041818.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:47am EDT

Ep. 59 - Teaching Kids To Play Nice With Robots

This week, Carla Diana (Twitter: @carladiana_) and Tom Guarriello (Twitter: @tomguarriello), talk about teaching children to play with robots non-aggressively.

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Direct download: Teaching_Kids_To_Play_Nice_With_Robots.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:52pm EDT

Ep. 58 - Cameras, Cameras Everywhere

This week, Carla Diana and I talk about the design and psychological implications of image capturing devices everywhere.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:50am EDT

Ep. 57 - Superhero Tales and Robotics with Barry Fitzgerald, Ph.D.

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Barry Fitzgerald has a Ph.D. in physics. He and Tom discuss the relevance of superhero stories for robotics from the Foundation For Responsible Robotics Workshop in Leiden, Netherlands. 

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:21pm EDT

Ep. 56: Reskilling To Collaborate With Robots

Show Notes

This week, Carla Diana and Tom Guarriello talk about the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and personal characteristics that will make humans superior collaborators with robots. This is what Tom calls, “RoboPsych.”

Direct download: Reskilling_To_Work_With_Robots.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:58am EDT

Ep. 55: Carla Diana’s Beyond Tellerand Presentation

This week Carla takes listeners through her design and robotics presentation: Robotics in Our Everyday Lives: A Product Designer’s Perspective, given at the Beyond Tellerrand conference in Munich, Germany, January 15 - 17, 2018.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:37pm EDT

Ep. 55: Carla Diana’s Beyond Tellerrand Presentation

This week Carla takes listeners through her design and robotics presentation: Robotics in Our Everyday Lives: A Product Designer’s Perspective, given at the Beyond Tellerrand conference in Munich, Germany, January 15 - 17, 2018.

Show Notes:

Direct download: Carla_Diana_012418_Beyond_Tellerand_Presentation_4.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:46pm EDT

Ep. 54 - Rodney Brooks Makes Accountable Predictions, with Carla Diana

This week Carla Diana joins Tom Guarriello as the new co-host of the RoboPsych Podcast.

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Direct download: Carla_Diana_011018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:49am EDT

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