Tag Results for npr (4)

  1. NPR Science Friday talks robots

    If you missed it Friday, NPR's Science Friday last week had a show called "Building a More Sociable Robot." Guests include Helen Greiner (chair and co-founder of iRobot), Peter McOwen (a computer science professor from Queen Mary, University of London), Dean Kamen (inventor of the iBot, Segway, and founder of FIRST), and Grant Cox (member of FIRST champion team The Thunder Chickens). Greiner and McOwen talk about what average people expect out of robots in terms of interaction, the relationship between interactive technology, price, and consumer demand, and what the state of technology is …

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  2. All Things (World of Warcraft) Considered

    Apparently even reporters for NPR are playing World of Warcraft. Check out this piece that aired last week. The narrator discusses her "mature" guild in WoW, composed of Doctors, Lawyers, High School Students, etc.... She reports on a woman who changed states to live "nearer to her guild". There are a number of clips of guild members talking on ventrilo as they raid. …

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