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Engineers of the New Millennium: Robots for Real

Listen to our full special report on how robots will transform our lives

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In this special report, we meet some of the world’s most creative minds in robotics to find out how their robots will transform our lives—for real. “ Engineers of the New Millennium: Robots for Real,” a coproduction of IEEE Spectrum magazine and the National Science Foundation’s Directorate for Engineering, aired on public radio stations across the United States.

FULL SHOW

Listen to the full show:

Robots for Real: Part 1/3

Robots for Real: Part 2/3

Robots for Real: Part 3/3

Hosts: Susan Hassler and Ken Goldberg
Senior editor: Erico Guizzo
A coproduction of IEEE Spectrum and the National Science Foundation’s Directorate for Engineering
National Magazine Awards for Digital Media 2010, Finalist, Podcasts

SEGMENTS

Listen to individual segments:

Lessons From a Mechanical Child

The Amazing Androids of Hiroshi Ishiguro

The A-Team of Robots

Surgeons and Robots Scrub Up

The Robowranglers From Texas

MIT’s Shape-Shifting Robots

For Willow Garage, Robotics Is Personal

A Helping Hand From a Robot


PREVIOUS BROADCASTS

Wisconsin Public Radio broadcast “Robots for Real”
Saturday March 20th, 2010 at 3pm (CT). It was featured on their Idea’s Network of stations:

  • Milwaukee WHAD - 90.7 FM
  • Madison WHA - 90.7 AM
  • Park Falls WHBM - 90.3 FM
  • Sister Bay WHDI - 91.9 FM
  • Highland WHHI - 91.3 FM
  • LaCrosse WHLA - 90.3 FM
  • Menomonie WHWC - 88.3 FM
  • Auburndale WLBL - 930 FM
  • Wausau WLBL - 91.9 FM
  • Appleton WLFM - 91.1 FM
  • RiverFalls WRFW - 88.7 FM
  • Oshkosh WRST - 90.3 FM
  • Sheboygan WSHS - 91.7 FM
  • Middleton WAQ - 90.9 FM
  • Ashland WAF - 102.9 FM
  • Central Madison WBM - 107.9 FM

Tuesday March 23, 2010 8pm

  • WGCU-FM 90.1 Ft. Myers, Florida
  • WMKO-FM 91.7 Marco, Florida

WXEL – 90.7 FM West Palm Beach, Florida, January 31, 2010 2pm

WGUC – 90.9 FM Fort Myers Florida will broadcast:

  • Engineers of the New Millennium: Dream Jobs - December 21st 8pm EST
  • Engineers of the New Millennium: The Global Water Challenge - December 28th 8pm EST.

Sunday, December 27, 2009 7pm- WABE 90.1 Atlanta, GA [Robots for Real]

Sunday, December 20, 2009 6pm

  • WCVE - 88.9 FM Richmond, VA
  • WCNV - 89.1 FM Heathsville, VA
  • WMVE - 90.1 FM Chase City, VA

New Hampshire Public Radio - Saturday December 5, 2009 4pm

  • Concord, NH – WEVO-FM
  • Berlin, NH – WEVC-FM
  • Hanover, NH – WEVH-FM
  • Jackson, NH – WEVJ - FM
  • Keene, NH – WEVN -FM
  • Nashua, NH – WEVS-FM

Cape Cod - Sunday November 1, 2009 9pm
WCAI - 90.1 FM Woods Hole, MA
WNAN 91.1 FM Nantucket, MA

Austin, TX KUT (HD channel 2) - Sunday, 8 November 2009, 6 pm

Washington, D.C. WAMU 88.5 FM - Sunday, 29 November 2009, 6 pm

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