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