(by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
What is your attitude towards a humanoid robot? Your brain activity can tell us!
Scientists at IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Italy reported in Science Robotics that attitudes towards robot can be detected from neural activity; the study was supported by the European Research Council.
WHY DO WE HURT ROBOTS?
Feat. Agnieszka Wykowska
This article provides fascinating insights into the social behavior toward robots.
Agnieszka was interviewed for the Nature Careers "Where I work" series, which depicts scientist in their own environment and describes the motivation for their research.
Full interview link:
Instagram post and further images:
Interview to Agnieszka Wykowska,
IIT ERC grantee
CHAT WITH YOUNG RESEARCHERS AND ERC GRANTEES
Commissioner for Research Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, chats with three prominent women researchers about the gender gaps in research
Agnieszka Wykowska (ERC Starting Grant holder), Valeria Nicolosi (former Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow and multi ERC grant holder), and Francisca dos Santos Martins (laureate of the European Contest for Young Scientists).
Moderator: Lucia Caudet, Spokesperson, European Commission.
ERC GRANTEES AND EXPERTS ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT FEARS RELATED TO AI
Agnieszka Wykowska - Phil Howard - Simon Thorpe
- Are you prepared to socialise with AI robots?
- Will democracy survive the rise of AI?
- What impact will AI have on your job?
MEPS ASK - ERC GRANTEES ANSWER
Clare Moody - Agnieszka Wykowska
Digital transformation in the working environment
Coverage of the presentation given by Agnieszka Wykowska and the demos prepared by our team for the inauguration of the Center for Human Technologies in Erzelli on the 19th of July 2019. The lab tour counted with the participation of local and regional authorities, together with the outgoing director of the IIT, Prof. Roberto Cingolani, and the incoming director Prof. Giorgio Metta. It was a great chance to share our work and talk about future developments.