Book Club: Alone Together E2 | Ch 3 & 4 - Robot Companions
- May 26, 2023 12:00 pm
- 26:42 mins
As artificial intelligence becomes more and more effective, robots become capable of filling more and more of our desires— even our desire for human connection. Which caregiving tasks should be done by robots, and which should only be done by humans? Is a simulation of companionship better than nothing, or should we hold out for the real thing? As Lisa and Carrie Ann Rhodes discuss Chapter 3 and Chapter 4 of Sherry Turkle's book Alone Together, they dive into these ethical dilemmas and more.