Robots

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of robots.

Video playlists about Robots

How to live with robots

11 talks • 2h 26m
As machines grow ever more intelligent, they're emerging not just as powerful tools, but close companions. These talks -- while offering some whizzy demos -- examine how robots are becoming an intimate part of our lives.

Will drones save us or destroy us?

15 talks • 3h 56m
Depending on who you listen to, drones will either save the world -- or usher in our techno-driven doom. Here, take a look at the light and dark side of drones. See exclusive articles on the TED blog.

Artificial intelligence

9 talks • 2h 20m
Computers are being taught to learn, reason and recognize emotions. In these talks, look for insights -- as well as warnings.

New tech, new ethics

9 talks • 2h 34m
With technical advancement comes great ethical responsibility. In these talks, amazing, life-altering feats of science make us ask: How could we mess this up?
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Exclusive articles about Robots

Are you ready for the impending age of robots?

Economist Robin Hanson thinks the era of ems — robots with artificial copies of human brains — could occur in the next century. Read his astonishing predictions … and prepare fo...
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