Archive for the ‘Podcast’ Category

November 23rd, 2007

Talking Robots Podcast LogoTalking Robots: Neural Darwinism and Brain-based Devices
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In this interview we talk to Nobel laureate Gerald Edelman who is director of The Neurosciences Institute in California and professor at The Scripps Research Institute. He presents his theory of Neural Darwinism and the brain-based devices that are working away to prove its consistency through demonstrations of learning and episodic memory. What’s the next big step? The implementation of conscious artifacts, thanks to the study of the underlying biological process.

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March 30th, 2007

Talking Robots Podcast LogoTalking Robots: Cognitive Robotics
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In this episode we interview Jun Tani on robot cognition and robot consciousness. He talks about robot, animal and human brains, meta-level cognition, and on his interest in building schizophrenic robots.

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January 19th, 2007

Talking Robots Podcast LogoTalking Robots: Robot Consciousness
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In this episode we interview Owen Holland about his rediscovery of the first autonomous robot ever built, his research in artificial consciousness and his life-size ‘anthropomimetic’ humanoid robot which closely copies human muscular and skeletal structure.

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