Thursday, May 4, 2017

Robotics and Society -Course Links

  I take moocs whenever I come across a topic that appeals to me. All of the courses use online resources outside of the class site. Starting with my current mooc enrollment, I've decided that I am going to create one blog entry for each class, as a place to store the course links in one easy to find page. This seems to be the best way to organize the links. Creating files and bookmarking just wasn't working efficiently. Classroom access is not a forever thing, and even if it were, they do not have all the links gathered on one page.

  For the most part, I take only one course at a time, so don't expect to see many of these resource blog posts. The posts will be edited each week to add new links, for the duration of the class.


Introducing Robotics: Robotics and Society
Queensland University of Technology

Robots: The Journey Continues Video from Springer Handbook of Robotics

Nimble-Fingered Robot Outperforms the Best Human Surgeons Article MIT Technology Review

Do We need Asimov's Laws? Article MIT Technology Review

Humanoid Robot- Gemonoid HI-1- Android Prototype Video 

⌬ Hiroshi Ishiguro The Man Who Made a Copy of Himself Article IEEE Spectum

        Meet Erica, the world's most autonomous android Video at The Guardian

What's Mother's Day if you've been born in a machine and raised by robots? Article  at The Conversation

Why are humans scared of robots? BBC Article

The Uncanny Valley by Masahiro Mori, an  Excerpt at

Introducing Handle Video

Atlas -The Next Generation Video

Rossum's Universal Robot by Karel Capek 
Runaround by Isaac Asimov
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep (Blade Runner) by Philip K. Dick
Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies by Nick Bostrom 
Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future by Martin Ford
Robot Nation by Stan Neilson
The Second Machine Age by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee

IEEE Explore Digital Library

Peter Asaro, PhD  - Website
  Dr. Asaro's web Links

WIRED- Uber's Self-Driving Truck Makes Its First Delivery Video

Statistically, self-driving cars are about to kill someone. What happens next? The Guardian

Tesla driver killed in crash with Autopilot active, NHTSA investigating The Verge

THE RISE AND FALL OF UNIMATION, INC. – Story of robotics innovation & triumph that changed the world! ROBOT

OTTO Product Launch Video

Fail Compilation -Robot Version Video

Uber to deploy self-driving cars in Pittsburgh BBC Article

Ford's self-driving car 'coming in 2021' BBC Article  


Robot bartenders on the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas cruise ship Video

Humans Need Not Apply Video

Simone's Robots YouTube Channel

World Population Prospects UN

World Population Prospects Data Query UN

Harvey the Robotic Capsicum (Red Pepper) Harvester Video

Interactive Population Pyramids Tool

International Transport Forum Safety Report 


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