Thinkers50 in 50 Seconds with Kate Darling

An expert in robot ethics, Darling is a researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab. Her work explores the emotional connection between people and life-like machines and anticipates difficult questions that lawmakers, engineers, and the wider public will need to address as human-robot relationships evolve. She is the intellectual property policy advisor to the director of the MIT Media Lab.

What book are you currently reading?

Weapons of Math Destruction.

How do you describe what you do?

Researcher.

Who or what is your biggest inspiration?

Wonder Woman.

What does success look like?

A well . . .

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