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Published on Jul 2, 2014

Do you worry about your vacuum? Not in the way where you're concerned about breaking a valuable object - but in an emotional, empathetic concern for its being? If so, then you're primed for today's discussion about the wellbeing of robots! We can personify objects, assigning them human qualities, but will technology get to a point where it DESERVES these moral concerns? Can you imagine a day when you will empathize with your computer or care if it lives or dies? Watch the episode and find out more!

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Sources

The Machine Question - David J Gunkel
Robot Futures - Illah Reza Nourbakhsh
What Computers Still Can't Do - Hubert Dreyfus
What Should We Do with Our Brain? - Catherine Malabou

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1:49
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1:59
Roomba Cats: Compilation
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2:33
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2:35
Super Science: Robots
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PETMAN Robot Strut (Stayin' Alive)
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Chimp vs human! - Working Memory test - Extraordinary Animals - Earth
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5:19
The Machine Question
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5:51
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Dramatic Robot
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