Artificial Intelligence and Robotics: Threat or Opportunity?

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics: Threat or Opportunity?

Robots, replicators, automatons, androids… are some of the different names given to self-moving machines. From the animated statues and hydraulic devices of the Middle Ages to the duck of Vaucanson, through the Greek myths that imagined fireworks, robots and self-propelled statues that have captivated the imagination and fed fears about the possibility of creating intelligence and artificial life. Today, the technology dreamt of by myths and sought after by protoengineers of various eras is already possible.

The INBOTS team begin 2020 on the right track

The INBOTS team begin 2020 on the right track

INBOTS members from all over Europe got together for the third and last annual meeting which took place at The Institute of Philosophy in Madrid on a two-day event that was arranged with the purpose of defining the project’s future path. The team successfully discussed the previous performance of each one of the knowledge fields and established a series of strategies that will be carried out throughout 2020.

Workshop on self-coaching tools for conducting responsible research and innovation (RRI) with social robots

Workshop on self-coaching tools for conducting responsible research and innovation (RRI) with social robots

Prof. María Amparo Grau Ruiz, the principal investigator at INBOTS from the University Complutense, in collaboration with Eduard Foch-Villaronga, Postdoctoral Researcher at the eLaw Center for Law and Digital Technologies at Leiden University, and Laura Aymerich-Franch,  researcher at Pompeu Fabra University, have