Robotics for Assisted Living

8232“When should your robot rat you out, and when should it not?” asks Albert (“Al”) P. Pisano, Professor and Dean, UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering.

Robotics are becoming a bigger and bigger part of our daily lives – from wearable sensors to intelligent vehicles. Many of these innovations will aid in more independent living for seniors but they also collect vast amounts of personal data. How should that information be stored? Who should have access to that data? How should that data be used? Pisano reviews what new technology is on the horizon and shares insights on the ethical implications.

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