Living Machines Handbook

So proud to have worked on this tome, Living machines: A handbook of research in biomimetics and biohybrid systems, with so many great minds and brilliant scholars. I edited one section, on ‘Perspectives’ (looking mostly at social and cultural impacts of living machines), and contributed an introduction to that section and a chapter, ‘Living machines in the cultural imagination.’ Do check it out; there’s something for everyone in the book with an interest in robotics, psychology, biomimetics, biohybrid systems, and (of course) the social, ethical. and cultural impacts of new technologies.

Connection Science special editions on principles of robotics

My colleague Tony Prescott and I co-edited a two-volumes of Connection Science dedicated to reevaluating the EPSRC’s Principles of Robotics. (Access to all the articles is free for a month.)

A press release announcing the publication can be found here.

My article can be found here.

My ‘Rapporteur’s Report‘ on the discussion can be found here.

Our editorials can be found here (Part 1) and here (Part 2).

The full contents can be found here (Vol 2) and here (Vol 3).

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