18 Conference Report #techonomy2018

Rodney Brooks on Practical Applications for Robotics, Without Fear


  • Rodney Brooks at Techonomy 2018, Tuesday, November 13, 2018. (Photography by Paul Sakuma Photography)


Rodney Brooks
Panasonic Professor of Robotics (emeritus), MIT


Sophia Stuart
Ghostwriter and Technology Commentator

Description: Rodney Brooks brought us the Roomba, then turned his attention to robots for manufacturing, and now says they will revolutionize elder care, among other things. He says they need not only dexterity but common sense. He is not as alarmed as you are about the singularity.

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