Engineering Empathy

By Carl Elliot Smith, 11 October, 2012 “In the next fifty years, autonomous robots will be everywhere.” “The robots that we’re going to see in our world are collaborative or social robots. These robots will be around people, but they won’t be replacing people,” says...

Singing in the Brain (Skeptically Speaking)

We’re very excited about this project because with the roboticist Damith Herath also at the University of Western Sydney, we’re actually going to be interfacing these signals into robots. -Vaughn Macefield I have been involved in the initial phase of this project with...

Humans, Robots and Future (ABC National Radio)

An interview with the ABC National Radio. (Link…) In the first of a two-part series on modern robotics we look at so-called socially assistive robots and also explore why understanding dog behaviour could be crucial to the future of human-robot interaction....