Members in the Media

FRR Report: Our Sexual Future With Robots

Today co-directors Noel Sharkey and Aimee van Wynsberghe held a press release for the release of the FRR's first consultation report: Our Sexual Future With Robots. The aim of this consultation report is to present an objective summary of the issues and various...

Follow-up Poll to FRR Co-Founders’ Article in The Engineer

The Engineer published a follow-up poll to FRR Co-Founders Aimee van Wynsberghe and Noel Sharkey's recent article. The poll asked readers "How should society cope with increasing use of robots?" You can find the results of the poll...

FRR Co-Founders Talk the Future of Employment in The Engineer

FRR Co-Founders Aimee van Wynsberghe and Noel Sharkey recently authored an opinion piece in The Engineer. Touching on many points, the two present an overview of the many challenges we face as a society, ranging from universal basic income and employment issues to a...

Rikke Berggreen on Robots in Education

In June 2016, FRR member Rikke Berggreen was interviewed by Robotics Trends on her work with robots in the European education system. In the article, "How Robots Are Impacting Education in Europe", Berggreen discusses her experiences introducing robots into classrooms...

Kerstin Dautenhahn on Care Robots in The Guardian

Kerstin Dautenhahn, a member of the FRR executive advisory board, was interviewed by The Guardian for an article entitled "How a robot could be grandma's new carer". In the article, Dautenhahn explains the use of smart homes for elderly care, with the University of...

Peter Asaro Discusses Autonomous Weapons in Inverse Magazine

FRR executive board member Peter Asaro weighs in on the topic of autonomous weapons systems in the recent article "The Ground War Will Be Autonomous" for Inverse Magazine. The article examines the current and future implementations of these systems in the military,...

Zerrin Yumak on Relations with Robots

The University of Utrecht has posted a video lecture by FRR member Zerrin Yumak on human robot relationships (link here). In the lecture, Yumak discusses the requirements for a socially intelligent machine, and the future of social robots and "virtual...