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Why do people love robots? Find out in this Botscar-winning Robot Film Festival short

August 11, 2014

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“Why We Love Robots” is a 5-minute short documentary film co-directed by UC Berkeley Prof. Ken Goldberg and his wife, award-winning filmmaker Tiffany Shlain. The film was nominated for an Emmy Award and won a “Botscar” (Robot filmOscar) at the 2014 Robot Film Festival, and explores the human fascination with robots and new research trends in the field.

 

The film combines cultural references and found footage to explore our human fascination with robots and emerging research in Cloud Robotics and Belief Space planning.

Ken Goldberg is a roboticist and artist... read more

Tiffany Shlain is a filmmaker and founder of the Webby Awards... read more


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