human-robot interaction

AI Robotics

Kate Darling on Social Robotics

Lex Fridman interviews Kate Darling in this episode of the AI Show. Kate Darling is a researcher at MIT, interested in social robotics, robot ethics, and generally how technology intersects with society. She explores the emotional connection between human beings and life-like machines, which for me, is one of the most exciting topics in all […]

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AI Robotics

Anca Dragan on Human-Robot Interaction and Reward Engineering

Lex Fridman interviews Anca Dragan, a professor at Berkeley, working on human-robot interaction — algorithms that look beyond the robot’s function in isolation, and generate robot behavior that accounts for interaction and coordination with human beings. OUTLINE: 0:00 – Introduction 2:26 – Interest in robotics 5:32 – Computer science 7:32 – Favorite robot 13:25 – […]

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