June 3, 2013 AT 2:00 pm

Friendly Machines “Making human-friendly robots is a pressing challenge and a big opportunity”

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Friendly Machines.

Humanoid robots have a place in entertainment, medical training, and possibly other domains, but human-friendly robots are not necessarily humanoid. In fact, by setting user expectations too high, looking too human could make it more difficult for a robot to interact with people. We are often disappointed and frustrated with the limited capabilities of robots that look as if they should be just as smart as we are.

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