Beyond Disruption 1: Do Robots Have Feelings?

April 29, 2019

In this episode of the Beyond Disruption podcast, host Cara Bedford sits down at SingularityU Canada Summit 2019 with Dr. Suzanne Gildert, Co-founder and CEO of Sanctuary AI.

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Are we playing God with robots?
  • A term that describes our unease for creepy human-like robots.
  • Suzanne’s mission to capture the essence of life in robots.
  • How to overcome the fear of AI walking amongst us.
  • Can robots truly feel emotions?


Connect with Suzanne Gildert

Dr. Suzanne Gildert (SuzanneGildert.com,@suzannegildert) is part of SingularityU’s Faculty of Robotics and AI. She’s the co-founder and CEO of Sanctuary AI where she is developing synths, human-like robots with emotions. Prior to Sanctuary AI she founded Kindred, which built robots to assist with supply-chain operations, and which had Eclipse, Google Ventures, First Round Capital and Data Collective as investors.


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