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BostonTalks: Robots

  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Thursday, November 15, 2018

Hear how our vision for robotic helpers, companions, and cyborgs is creeping towards a reality at this month’s BostonTalks.

BostonTalks is WGBH’s smarter happy hour. It’s smarter because we feature three speakers and, it’s happy hour because we offer a variety of beer, wine and cider.

Featured speakers:

Sam Spaulding
Doctoral student at MIT Media Lab’s Personal Robots Group
Sam works to design and program robots that can understand and react to humans. Learn about the future of robot and human interaction!

Joelle Renstrom
Science writer
A columnist for the Daily Beast, Joelle Renstrom is a professor at Boston University who teaches writing with a focus on artificial intelligence and space exploration. Hear her talk about cyborgs, sex, love and more.

Nadia Cheng
RightHand Robotics
Nadia is the head of operations and works to bring robots to the workplace. Hear more at BostonTalks!

Meet the host:
Edgar B. Herwick III
Along with BostonTalks, Edgar hosts WGBH’s Curiosity Desk, where he digs a little deeper into topics in the news, explores the off-beat and searches for answers to questions in the world around us.

With support from Just Us Gals

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You must be at least 21 with a valid ID to attend. Beer, wine and hard cider is available for purchase.

This is a networking-style event. Limited seating will be available.

Photo credit: Meredith Nierman

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