Articles tagged national geographic

Wednesday, August 10 2011

Making Robots Human

From childcare provider to chef, roboticists have big plans for their human-like machines, which raises the question: How human is too human?


Monday, March 29 2010

An Uncommon History of Common Things by Bethanne Patrick and John Thompson

Thanks to this book, a friend greeted me with an earnest handshake, and I remarked that the handshake developed in England several hundred years ago as a means for people to demonstrate that they were not holding weapons.


Friday, October 24 2008

Inside New Orleans High

Disappointments abound in Inside New Orleans High. But hopes are also unstoppable.


Thursday, August 9 2007

Climate Connections connects


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