– Hi everyone. I’m Priya Natarajan; I am the current director of the Franke Program in Science and the Humanities, and I would like to give a warm welcome to our first talk of the academic year. Our talk today is part of the continuing series on mapping and knowing,… Continue Reading Mapping the Frontier between Man and Machine

[funky music]>>REBECCA KRAMER-BOTTIGLIO: A robotic skin is a planar skin-like substrate with embedded robotic function. We can take those skins and wrap them around inanimate objects and turn those objects into robots.>>SHUTTLE DISPATCHER: 5… 4… 3… 2… 1…0… Liftoff!>>REBECCA KRAMER-BOTTIGLIO: We originally developed this technology for NASA. So the idea… Continue Reading “Robotics Skins” turn everyday objects into robots

Man #3: So, Dexter, tell me why you think you’re M.I.T. material. Surely you are joking! I see. Trying to justify your salary. Well, I was a boy genius. I built a secret laboratory at age seven where I created brilliant inventions. Right, but I don’t see any extracurriculars here.… Continue Reading Dexter Goes To College | Robot Chicken | adult swim

>>ROCCO: The dog doesn’t let me go on the swing because whenever I do, he’ll, um, start barking.>>ROCCO’S MOM: Rocco was diagnosed at age 3 with autism and he…*laughs*.>>DR. SCASSELLATI: Autism spectrum disorder is a spectrum. But one of the things that you see across the spectrum is a difficulty… Continue Reading Yale Study: Robots Help Children with ASD Improve Their Social Skills

Welcome Andrej, I’m really glad you could join me today Yeah, thank you for having me So a lot of people already know your work in deep learning, but not everyone knows your personal story So let us instead start by you know telling us. How did you end up… Continue Reading Heroes of Deep Learning: Andrew Ng interviews Andrej Karpathy