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Getting Ready for Robots

Our time spent interacting with A.I.'s in virtual worlds may be preparing us to one day embrace robots into key roles in our lives. Sherry Turkle is a clinical psychologist and the director of the M.I.T. Initiative on Technology and Self.

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posted February 2, 2010

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