"Robots have been around for thousands of years."

Why we love robots


Fri, Jun 12th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

In this episode of The Good Stuff, Craig Benzine speaks with robot historian Minsoo Kang, and together explore the long history of robotics.

Craig and Matt look at the surprisingly long history of robots--from ancient times to the renaissance to the industrial revolution--and contemplate what it means to be a machine. Is the universe a machine? Are we machines? What is the history of robots? Are we robots?



You may also be interested in:

Robots with Origami Wheels
“Semis, not personal cars, are the smartest use of autonomous technology.”
"Expect to see more armed robots on American streets."
“Traditional path to economic growth may close to all but a handful of developing countries.”
DarwinBot, Homemade Pet Companion Robot