David Mindell

Our Robots, Ourselves

David Mindell

Talk: Our Robots, Ourselves

David Mindell visited Google's office in Los Angeles, CA to discuss his book "Our Robots, Ourselves: Robotics and the Myths of Autonomy".

David Mindell

David A. Mindell is Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Dibner Professor of the History of Engineering and Manufacturing at MIT. He has twenty-five years of experience as an engineer in undersea robotic exploration, as a veteran of more than thirty oceanographic expeditions, and as a pilot and engineer of autonomous aircraft.

Our Robots, Ourselves: Robotics and the Myths of Autonomy

In Our Robots, Ourselves, David Mindell offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the cutting edge of robotics today, debunking commonly held myths and exploring the rapidly changing relationships between humans and machines.

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