Even the White House is getting involved in YouTube's "Geek Week," hosting a special We the Geeks: Robots Hangout today at 2:00 pm EDT for "a conversation about the state of American robotics and the possibilities for robots to improve life on Earth."
The hangout will feature the following experts:
- Rodney Brooks, President, Rethink Robotics, with Humanoid Robot, Baxter
- Daniela Rus, Director of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT
- Matthew Mason, Director, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
- Robin Murphy, Director of the Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue, Texas A&M University
- Allison Okamura, Principal Investigator, Collaborative Haptics and Robotics in Medicine Lab, Stanford University