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Photo by Jiuguang Wang
Photo by Jiuguang Wang

Should you always do what other people tell you to do? Clearly not. Everyone knows that. So should future robots always obey our commands? At first glance, you might think they should, simply because they are machines and that’s what they are designed to do. But then think of all the times you would not mindlessly carry out others’ instructions – and put robots into those situations.

What are you thinking? Robots and humans working together need to understand – and even trust – each other. NASA Johnson/flickr
What are you thinking? Robots and humans working together need to understand – and even trust – each other. NASA Johnson/flickr

If we are serious about long-term human presence in space, such as manned bases on the moon or Mars, we must figure out how to streamline human-robot interactions.

by   -   April 6, 2016

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Happy National Robotics Week! This week robot-related activities, events, and talks are happening all across the US. Are you attending any events near you? 

The seventh annual National Robotics Week is on from April 2-10, 2016. In this post we find Robot Garden, in Livermore, California, learning and tinkering with robots at their community maker space.



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