02:05 - Laura’s Superpower: Problem Solving
- Check out our interview with Laura’s coauthor: Greater Than Code Episode 216: Robot and Human Collaboration with Julie Shah
- Where is human collaboration with robots heading?
06:59 - The Human/Robot Partnership
- Robot Personification
- Positives and Negatives
- Robots Will Never Be Perfect
- Making Our World “Robot Compatible”
14:34 - Human Behavior Towards Robots; Vice-Versa
- HitchBOT, the hitchhiking robot, gets beheaded in Philadelphia
- Marty the grocery store robot is a glimpse into our hell-ish future
- The robot waiters in this Japanese cafe are controlled by people with paralysis
20:38 - Robots as “Social Entities”
- Safety Transcending Competition
24:43 - How Media Affects The Way People View Robots
- Science-Fiction Expectations
26:39 - How Humans Can “Update” Themselves: Experiencing Robotics
- Direct Exposure
28:23 - Robots as “Social Entities” (Cont’d)
- Vigilance Decrement
- Communication Problems
- Change Agent by Daniel Suarez
- What Robots/Humans Will/Should? Expect From Eachother
39:52 - Will and, if so, when will autonomous cars become the standard?
John: What is the right level of empathy for social entities?
Jamey: Being in the process of consciously creating new social norms and thinking more thoroughly about who you could be hurting with your actions.
Casey: Treating certain social entities in different ways; i.e. a Roomba and a dishwasher. And, the way you have to think about who is outside autonomous cars: not just the passengers. Also, we should be on the lookout for robotaxis!
Laura: Not wanting robots in the future to look too much like people.
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