The 27 finalists will explore the technology’s impact on democracy, education, sustainability, communications, and much more.
For BBC Science Focus, Media Lab research scientist Dr. Kate Darling considers the potential harms of mistreating robots.
Dr. Kate Darling, a research scientist with the Media Lab’s Personal Robots group, talks to El País about human relationships to tech.
Kate Darling discusses the work she's done to be seen as an expert within human-robot interaction and how to pass that power onto others.
Kate Darling talks about the film M3gan and the future of artificial intelligence systems designed to have human relationships.
Media Lab researcher Kate Darling looks at the current state of household robots and considers how we may interact with them in the future.
Kate Darling discusses the interplay between artificial intelligence systems, animals, + humans, and what the question of sentience entails.
Kate Darling explores human relationships with robots, and what they can teach us about our relationships with animals and with each other.
Media Lab research specialist Kate Darling is writing a new column for BBC Science Focus
Explore New Scientist's best books of 2021, including Labber Kate Darling’s The New Breed.
MIT Sloan School of Management highlights 5 books published by members of the MIT community in 2021, including Kate Darling’s The New Breed.
Enjoy this roundup of recent books by MIT faculty and staff, including current and former Media Labbers.
Kate Darling talks about the historical lessons of our relationships with animals, and how they could inform our choices about robots and AI
A robot ethicist explores exciting new research that suggests that cute robots can help kids overcome social anxiety.
Andrew Robinson reviews five of the week’s best science picks, including Kate Darling's latest book.
The MIT researcher says that for humans to flourish we must move beyond thinking of robots as potential future competitors
Humans have worked alongside animals for centuries. So why are we so obsessed with comparing robots to ourselves?
Evan Selinger in conversation with Kate Darling from MIT Media Lab
Including interviews with two Labbers—research specialist Kate Darling and Cyber Joe, a sci-fi version of Professor Joe Paradiso.
Congratulations to Daniella DiPaola., current research assistant in the Personal Robots group!
This session features four conversations between Media Lab researchers and guest speakers on expanding more equitable research.
Kate Darling considers how headlines about AI and robotics obscure real issues with human decision-making.
Kate Darling returns to StarTalk Radio with Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice to answer questions about the ways humans relate to robots.
Kate Darling joins Anthony Daniels, Chuck Nice, and Neil deGrasse Tyson to talk about the rise of robotics and the cultural impact of C-3P0.
The 2020 MIT Independent Activities Period (IAP) runs from January 6–January 31.
Humanity is facing thorny problems on all fronts. These folks are working to solve them—and trying to avoid the unintended consequences.
Kate Darling and other experts consider how our interactions with robots may change the way we engage not only with robots, but also people.
Kate Darling and Rhys Lindmark discuss the balances in regulating tech , how her research has evolved, and other topics.
Kate Darling explores the human implications of the ways we treat robots and other machines.
Rosalind Picard and Kate Darling join other experts to discuss how and why humans empathize with machines.
Kate Darling hosts a talk with Douglas Rushkoff, discussing his new book and the various topics related to it.
The Prior Art Archive aims at boosting US patent quality.
New MIT-hosted database is open to both examiners and the wider public, and seeks to reduce the number of wrongly-issued patents.
“I’m not worried so much about robots developing their own agenda and taking over the world."
Media Lab researchers are part of a growing movement at MIT to explore the regulatory frontiers of AI—in society and in our hearts and minds
Robots only want your love...and occasionally some anonymized metadata.
What are the legal rights of a robot? This is one of the many questions MIT Media Lab researcher Kate Darling contemplates as part of her w…
MIT students get free legal guidance and support along the path to innovation.
The most urgent question for people is not whether machines will take their jobs but how machines will change the way they behave in society
"Are you real?"If you've seen the TV series Westworld, you may remember this line. A man named William has just arrived at Westworld, a sor…
Kate Darling on the difficult issue of empathy toward machines.
But some human traits could be a good thing. “If you get the balance right, people will like interacting with the robot, and will stop usin…