Behind Every Robot
What is it about robots that compels us to create them? And what does it say about a culture that makes machine surrogates despite not having reached a consensus about why to make them in the first place? In this episode, we'll explore the robots taking over our world, and the agenda behind them...
- the definition of "robot" from Google and Wikipedia
- a drumming robot
- a spring-making robot
- oh, the many uses of springs
- Uber's first self-driven truck delivery was a beer run.
- Amazon's newest ambition: competing directly with UPS and FedEx
- The permanent transition
- The three laws of robotics
- The One Thing Real Quick Podcast
- "How to Keep Yourself Sane in Faketopia"
All music used in this episode is independently produced and licensed by Design Tomorrow for non-commercial use.
- Inside the Toy Submarine, by Blue Dot Sessions
- Rotary Cog, by Blue Dot Sessions
- Bloom, by r beny
- Novation Peak Ambient II, by r beny
- Her Caliber, by Blue Dot Sessions
- Exquisite Motion, by Blue Dot Sessions
- Rainy Day Drone, by Blue Dot Sessions
- Tiny Bottles, by Blue Dot Sessions
- The Dustbin, by Blue Dot Sessions
Design Tomorrow is produced by Chris Butler at the Tomorrow office in Durham, NC. You can follow the show on Twitter @dsgntmrrw. You can visit the show's website at designtomorrow.co, and you can email me at chris @ designtomorrow.co.
Thanks for listening, and remember, what we do and think today can create a better tomorrow.