Human-Robot Interaction and Empathy with Kate Darling - TWIML Talk #289

08.08.2019 - By The TWIML AI Podcast (formerly This Week in Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence)

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Today we’re joined by Dr. Kate Darling, Research Specialist at the MIT Media Lab. Kate’s focus is on robot ethics, the social implication of how people treat robots and the purposeful design of robots in our daily lives. We discuss measuring empathy, the impact of robot treatment on kids behavior, the correlation between animals and robots, and why 'effective' robots aren’t always humanoid. Kate combines a wealth of knowledge with an analytical mind that questions the why and how of human-robot intera

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