ABA President William Hubbard, about his concerns about the future of tech and the law: “If we don’t have some synthesis of the best technology with those rules and regulations that protect the public, we’ll have two parallel justice systems, one sort of stuck in the past, but with a great amount of protection built into it. And another system, that the public might start favoring — I think the signs are they already favor it — with the efficiency of these online dispute resolution services but without the protections that are built into the systems.” Continue reading Tech and the Law: An Interview with American Bar Association President William Hubbard
I spoke with Whitney Crooks, a PhD student at Tufts University’s Soft Robotics Lab, because I was intrigued to learn more about her work with Rethink Robotics‘ Baxter. Rethink has been one of the pioneers of “collaborative robotics” — unlike … Continue reading Taking Bots from the Factory To The Living Room: An interview with Whitney Crooks
James E. Young, an assistant professor at the University of Manitoba, has done a lot of interesting things with robots, from adding puppy tails to them to turning a Roomba into a mood ring, in order to better understand how … Continue reading Can’t Humans And Robots Just Get Along? An Interview with Prof. James E. Young.