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Humanizing technology with opera-singing robots

Clip: 02/10/2014 | 7m 9s

Composer, computer scientist and futurist Tod Machover has joined the power of technology with one of the great classical art forms. In "Death and the Powers," opera robots take the stage to sing about the search for immortality and how our humanity is transformed by tech. Jeffrey Brown reports on the preparations taking place at the MIT Media Lab for an upcoming interactive performance.

Aired: 02/10/14

Rating: NR

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