World Maker Faire New York 2013

Designing Friendly Robots: Looks Do Matter!

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Saturday1:30 PM2:00 PM

What does it take to make a robot look friendly, and why would you want to? Professional robot designer Carla Diana will show the creative process and thinking behind designing shells for some of the world's most sophisticated humanoid social robots In addition to talking about how to avoid the uncanny valley with a humanoid robot, Carla will talk about the importance of robotic elements in everyday objects, as discussed in her NY Times Sunday Review article and video, "Talking, Walking Objects": http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/27/opinion/sunday/our-talking-walking-objects.html


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Presenters:

Carla Diana

Carla Diana runs a multi-disciplinary design studio to create smart objects and robots. She heads the Smart Interaction Lab and is part of the Georgia Tech Socially Intelligent Machines Lab.


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