Kathleen Richardson, Ph.D. - February 1, 2017 - Show Notes
Julie Carpenter, Ph.D. Show Notes
• Dr. Carpenter’s website
• Dr. Carpenter’s previous RoboPsych Podcast interview on military use of robots
• Freud’s article, “The Uncanny”
• Dr. Kathleen Richardson’s Campaign Against Sex Robots
• Masahiro Mori’s “Uncanny Valley”
• Dr. Carpenter’s TEDx talk: Humans + Robots: Dream Machines
Alain Kornhauser Podcast Show Notes - 01/04/17
- Dr. Kornhauser’s homepage
- Tesla May 7, 2016 fatal accident in Florida
- Tesla December 26, 2016 anticipating accident on Autobahn
- WAYMO, Alphabet’s Self-Driving Vehicle division
- Steve Mahan, a blind passenger, takes world’s first self-driving car ride
- Comma.ai, self-driving car start-up
- Dr. Kornhauser’s Smart-Driving Cars Newsletter
Josué Cardona Show Notes - Episode 25
- Josué Cardona’s Website, Twitter, PsychTech Podcast
- Everett Rogers Diffusion of Innovation Model - Wikipedia
- Horace Dedieu Technology Adoption Article and Graph
- Sales Funnel - Wikipedia
- Black Mirror Episode - “Be Right Back” - Wikipedia
- J.A.R.V.I.S - “Just Another Very Intelligent Assistant” - From IronMan
- “Her” - Film - Wikipedia
Tim Hornyak Show Notes
- Tim’s book, Loving The Machine: The Art and Science of Japanese Robots
- Astro Boy, aka Mighty Atom
- Ironman 28, aka Tetsujin 28-go
- Gundam robot in Tokyo park
- Pepper, by SoftBank Robotics
- Hotel Okura, Nagasaki robot-run hotel
- Aibo, Sony’s robot dog
- Uncanny valley
- Freud, The Uncanny, 1919 article
- Big Hero 6, film and original comic
- Hiroshi Ishiguro, lifelike robot maker
- The Buddha in the Robot, by Masohiro Mori
Kevin Kelly is an Internet pioneer and author. In this episode of the RoboPsych Podcast we discuss his latest book, The Inevitable and the implications of Artificial Intelligence and robots for the next 20 years.
Kevin Kelly Podcast Show Notes
Futurist for Intel Corporation, author, and robot designer, Brian David Johnson joins Tom for a discussion of social robots, including Jimmy, Brian's creation now residing in a box in Tom's basement.
Brian David Johnson Show Notes
- Brian’s Book: 21st Century Robot
- Brian’s Midwest Compute video on The Future of Technology
- Trossen Robotics Website: Jimmy The Robot
- Erector set
- John Markoff’s history of the PC revolution: What The Dormouse Said
- Big Five Personality Traits
- Brian’s firm: Frost and Sullivan
- IEEE Ethical Design of Autonomous Systems Committee Charter
Chief scientist and co-founder of Affectiva, Inc., Dr. Rana el Kaliouby, joins Tom for a discussion of emotion recognition software, its application, and implications.
Rana El-Kaliouby, Ph.D. Show Notes
- Rana El-Kaliouby - Wikipedia Page
- Rana named one of 25 Geniuses Who Are Creating The Future of Business by Wired
- Affectiva - Corporate Website
- Rana - TED Talk
- Affdex - Emotion recognition software demo video
World renowned artist and thinker Tim Holmes joins Tom for a discussion of artificial intelligence, robots, and the "erotic crisis."
Tim Holmes Show Notes
The University of Texas website describes Andrea Thomaz, Ph.D., thusly:
“Andrea Thomaz is an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.
Prof. Thomaz joined Texas Electrical and Computer Engineering in January 2016 after serving as an Associate Professor of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology from 2007-2016. She earned a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1999, and Sc.M. and Ph.D. degrees from MIT in 2002 and 2006.
Andrea is published in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Human-Robot Interaction. Her research aims to computationally model mechanisms of human social learning in order to build social robots and other machines that are intuitive for everyday people to teach.
Prof. Thomaz received an NSF CAREER award in 2010 and an Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award in 2008. She was named to Popular Science magazine's Brilliant 10 List in 2012. In 2009, she was named to the MIT Tech Review Top Young Innovators Under 35.“
The Stanford University website describes Dr. Wendy Ju as follows:
“Wendy Ju is Executive Director of Interaction Design Research at Stanford University's Center for Design Research. She is also Associate Professor in the Graduate Design Program at California College of the Arts. Wendy's research investigates novel human-machine interaction, particularly human-robot interaction and autonomous car interfaces. Since receiving her PhD from Stanford in 2008, Wendy has been innovating curriculum at the intersection of technology, design and the arts. At CDR, Wendy aims to increase awareness and appreciation for the role of Design Research and to make the Bay Area the epicenter for design intellectualism and discourse.”
Dr. Ju's website can be found here.
Aimee van Wynsberghe, Ph.D. Show Notes
Dr. Aimee van Wynsberghe is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Technology in the Department of Philosophy, University of Twente in The Netherlands. She is the author of numerous scholarly articles in the field of healthcare robotics and co-founder, with Noel Sharkey, Ph.D., of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics. Her new book, Healthcare Robots: Ethics, Design and Implementation has just been published by Ashgate.
- Aimee van Wynsberghe, Ph.D. Homepage
- Foundation for Responsible Robotics
- Designing Robots for Care, Science and Engineering Ethics journal article
- Healthcare Robots: Ethics, Design and Implementation, by Aimee van Wynsberghe, Amazon
John Havens Autonomous Vehicles Show Notes
- John C Havens’s homepage
- MIT Technology Review, Why Self-Driving Cars Must Be Programmed to Kill
- Heartificial Intelligence
- Volvo statement about autonomous vehicle responsibility
- Tesla statement about Autopilot softwarenot making Tesla a self-driving car
- Should Self-Driving Cars Have to Pass Driver’s Tests?
- Affective computing
- John Deere lawyers say owners don’t own their tractors
- Kentucky drone shooting
Jenny Blake is an author, educator and consultant who explores work and careers in the new economic world. She is deeply interested in the impact of robots and AI on work.
Jenny Blake Podcast Show Notes
- Oxford University future of employment affected by robots
- Almost 90% of global workers are disengaged from their work
- Google hiring people without college degrees
Jenny Blake on The Internet:
- The Atlantic: A World Without Work
- The Guardian: Are Machines Making Humans Obsolete? (on the dawning of the "relationship age")
- Psychology Today: Job, Career or Calling: Key to Happiness and Meaning at Work?
Steve Omohundro RoboPsych Podcast Show Notes
Warning: This episode contains serious spoilers for Humans TV series.
- AMC's Humans website, including free episodes
- Steve Omohundro website
- Mickey Mouse in “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”
- Eliza computerized psychotherapist
- Julie Carpenter, Ph.D. interview on RoboPsych Podcast
- School of Visual Arts, Master’s in Branding program
- The Hidden Persuaders, Vance Packard, 1957
- Kevin Kelly podcast on Tim Ferriss Show
- Population dynamics in 21st Century
- Future shock
- Psychodynamics of approach-avoidance conflicts
- South Korean autonomous turret weapon
- Faraday cage
- Isaac Asimov’s three laws of robotics
This week, Tom has a conversation with Dr. Stefanie Tellex about using Minecraft as a training ground for teaching robots to perform simple tasks.
Stefanie Tellex Show Notes
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.
- Morgantown, W.Va. Personal Rapid Transit System
- National Traffic Highway Safety Administration Preliminary Statement of Policy Concerning Automated Vehicles - Includes descriptions of Level 0 through Level 4 automation
- La Rochelle, France - Automated vehicle demonstration project