Boston Dynamics is the rock star of robotics. It recently featured in a beer commercial during the Super Bowl. How did a company that started as a military contractor become a novelty in beer commercials? Dwain Allan and Christoph Bartneck discuss the past, present and future of the company with Robert Cheek and Stephen Hickson.
This document is a transcript of our promotion video for the Virtual Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence Speaker Series organised by the Technical University of Munich. We conducted a show interview on Reflections on Artificial Intelligence. Our talk actual talked on “Perceived Threat Of Robots” took place on February 23rd, 2022.
The Frontiers advertisement campaign on YouTube is a total disaster.
The Frontiers publisher is currently running a YouTube marketing campaign to attract editors. It is a complete marketing disaster! They mislead the audience with showing a guy in a suit instead of a real robot. They show a fake space suit! If using fakes instead of real science is Frontier’s idea of scientific integrity then no serious scientist should ever publish with them again.
I gave a keynote speech at the 2021 Joint UAE Symposium on Social Robotics.
I gave a keynote speech at the 2021 Joint UAE Symposium on Social Robotics. This year’s conference took place virtually and we had many exciting speakers. I focused on what roles robots can play during the Covid crisis and why so many social robots fail in the market.
I gave a keynote talk at the HRI2021 Metrics and Test Methods for HRI Workshop. I talked about some of the major challenges in research methodology that all HRI researches should address prior to conducting their study.