By Kathleen Richardson
This e-book explores the making of robots in labs on the Massachusetts Institute of expertise (MIT). It examines the cultural rules that pass into the making of robots, and the position of fiction in co-constructing the technological practices of the robot scientists. The publication engages with debates in anthropological theorizing in regards to the means that robots are reimagined as clever, self sufficient and social and weaved into lived social realities. Richardson charts the movement clear of the “worker” robotic of the Twenties to the “social” one of many 2000s, as robots are reimagined as partners, buddies and healing agents.
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An Anthropology of Robots and AI: Annihilation Anxiety and Machines (Routledge Studies in Anthropology) by Kathleen Richardson