I’m researching how robotics can help mental health and thought I’d share an academic poster I am presenting shortly. … More Can Robotics Support Mental Health Outcomes?
As part of my weekly paper reviews I read a 2008 paper that describes creating a robot eye based on the physical design of a human eye. It didn’t go well. … More Creating a Biomimetic Robotic Eye
Robots and artificial intelligence will change the world and the capacity for improvement is phenomenal – but what if we get it wrong? A question I received on YouTube got me thinking. … More Robot Ethics – Will They Kill All Humans?
This week I look at a paper discussing whether we can ever really like super-realistic humanoid robots as much as humans. … More Is the Uncanny Valley an Uncanny Cliff?
SimSensei provides a virtual human (a 3D rendered human) that through a camera and microphones can conduct interviews to assist in diagnosing and support treatment for depression and PTSD. … More SimSensei – A Virtual Human Assisting with Depression and PTSD Therapy
In this week’s paper review I check out some research looking at whether or not children with autism are able to read emotions in the same way as those who are not. The results are surprising. … More Testing Emotional Recognition for Autism Spectrum Disorder with the Zeno R50 Robot
Computer games introduced behaviour trees to manage complexity in AIs about ten years ago – so just how could this concept be used in drone technology? … More Using Computer Game Behaviour Trees in UAVs – Paper Review
I’ve decided to reboot my entire life. I’m fed up of attempting to find happiness on the treadmill that life says we should follow, I’m fed up of not having enough time to do the things I really want. … More I Quit: Rebooting My Life… and Robots