Transparency and Robots.

In our everyday life, we use simple tools to make our life easier, safer, or more independent. One example of a simple tool is the screwdriver. It is designed to pursue a specific goal, to turn screws, it cannot accomplish that goal without us, and it is unlikely to surprise us. Robots, on the contrary, … Continue reading Transparency and Robots.

Intelligence in navigation …

In the past few decades, robots have become more accessible to industries and research. However, we are still far from what the sci-fi movies have presented many years ago: the multi-purpose robot-servants that are able to take over with ease any chore in the house. Why can’t we have that kind of robots yet? Well, … Continue reading Intelligence in navigation …

Learning from experience: the way humans evolve, the way robots will

People have great expectations toward robots. We would like them to be independent, smart and capable of understanding our requests; we would like them to be able to accomplish tasks that are part of our daily life, and to help us in actions that we consider to be fairly easy. Unfortunately, robots and humans do … Continue reading Learning from experience: the way humans evolve, the way robots will