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SELECTED MEDIA COVERAGE

UCSC – McNulty, J. (2017, September 12). Love ’em or hate ’em, robots are here to stay so let’s make them better, says psychology prof.

Bloomberg – Huet, E. (2017, May 17). The not-so-secret code that powers robots around the globe.

Xconomy – Tansey, B. (2016, June 29). The future of human-machine culture imagined at Robo Madness West.

How Stuff Works Now – Strickland, J. (2016, March 13). Hanging out with robot experts at SXSW Interactive 2016.

IEEE Robotics & Automation – Haidegger, T. (2015, December). Excellence in R&A: Interview with the Recent Recipients of the RAS Early Career Award.

Re/code – Bracker, R. (2015, August 17). Google X Roboticist Speaks Out on Tech’s Gender Crisis (video).

GigaOM – Darros, B. (2014, February 12). Say Goodbye to Willow Garage

Smart Planet – Sherwood, C. (2013, May 20). Leila Takayama, Research Scientist on Human-Robot Interaction.

Technology Review Notebook – Takayama, L. (2013, April 23). Friendly Robots.

Huffington Post – Bosker, B. (2013, April 19). Robot-Human Interaction: Will We Bond with Bots in the Future?

Bloomberg TV – Soren, T. (2013, February 6). Have No Fear, a Robot That Won’t Scare You Is Here!

Smithsonian Innovations – Rieland, R. (2012, December 27). Six Innovators to Watch in 2013.

Avant Garde Diaries – Welch, B. (2012, December 12). Robot Factory.

American Public Media, The Story – Gordon, D. (2012, October 30). A Robot Needs Hips.

CBS – Jana, R. (2012, October 27). To Innovate, Scientists and Engineers Find Inspiration in the Arts.

Technology Review – Knight, W. (2012, September 26). How You Could Help Your Future Robot Coworker.

PopTech – Wilder, O. (2012, September 26). Introducing the Science Fellows Class of 2012.

Technology Review – Simonite, T. (2012, September 25). Beam Yourself to Work in a Remote-Controlled Body.

CBS News – Clemens, P. (2012, July 29). New Robots Giving the Disabled Independence.

Financial Times – Clegg, A. (2012, June 29). Robots Take Lessons in Body Language.

National Public Radio: All Things Considered – Block, M. (2012, June 18). You Know You Want One: Personal Robots Are Coming, But Not Ready For You Yet.

Newsweek – Lyons, D. (2011, December 5). Studying Human-Robot Interactions.

Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal – Lynch, S. (2011, December 1). 40 Under 40: Leila Takayama.

Computerworld – Potter, V. (2011, August 8). Up Close and Personal With the Robot Petting Zoo.

Core77 – Core Jr. (2011, July 22). Device Design Day 2011: Six Questions for Leila Takayama.

Wired Magazine – Koerner, B. (2011, April). In Praise of Ugly Robots.

New Scientist – Knight, H. (2011, March 28). How a Robot Can Replace You at Work – and How It Can’t.

KALW News – Short, S. (2011, February 15). Menlo Park Start-Up Looks to Bring Personal Robots to Market.

New Scientist – Biever, C. (2010, December 30). Robot, Robot, Wherefore Art Thou Robot?

Fast Company – Amit, G. (2009, October 1). In Defense of Slapping a Robot.

Wired.Com – Ganapati, P. (2009, July 22). Robo-Ethicists Want to Revamp Asimov’s 3 Laws.

BBC – (2003, February 5). Tech Comes to the Rescue of Firefighters.

Knight Ridder – Brodsy, A. (2003, January 13). UC Berkeley Teams Seek Way to Increase Safety in Battling Blazes.