Humans have long used robots to explore dangerous places like the bottom of the ocean and the surface of Mars. Some believe that the trajectory of robotics is towards fully autonomous machines, like Google’s self driving car, but critics disagree. Plus, with more and more focus on STEM education, app developers are working on novel ways to make computer science available to young minds.
- Jinny Gudmundsen, Editor, Tech with Kids
- David A Mindell, Author of Our Robots, Ourselves: Robotics and the Myths of Autonomy
- Russell Holly, Contributing Editor, Android Central
This show originally aired on November 3, 2015 at 11 a.m.