Word on the Street

Free Public Talk -People and Robots: The Death & Lives of HitchBOT

  • Date: Saturday, December 03, 2016
  • Time: 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
  • Location: McMaster University Medical Centre, Ewart Angus centre,Rm. 1A1
  • Address: 1200 Main St. W, Hamilton (Google Maps)
  • Contact: secretary, The Hamilton Association
  • Email: secretary@haalsa.org
  • Phone: 905-527-0080

Headlines announced the violent "death" last year of an experimental hitchhiking robot with a smiley-face LED head. Reactions were intense. One of HitchBOT's creators, Communications and Media Studies professor, David Harris Smith, investigates the humanity extended to HitchBOT.


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