19 minutes | Aug 16, 2016

Episode 1: Babbage and the Dancer (Or, Can You Fall in Love With a Robot?)

An eight-year-old boy's encounter with a robotic toy doll ends up changing the course of technological history. Steven Johnson talks with special guests Ken Goldberg and Kate Darling, as we look at the uncanny world of emotional robotics. What if the dystopian future turns out to be one where the robots conquer humanity with their cuteness?  
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