"Robots have been around for thousands of years."

Why we love robots

#Robots

Fri, Jun 12th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

In this episode of The Good Stuff, Craig Benzine speaks with robot historian Minsoo Kang, and together explore the long history of robotics.

Craig and Matt look at the surprisingly long history of robots--from ancient times to the renaissance to the industrial revolution--and contemplate what it means to be a machine. Is the universe a machine? Are we machines? What is the history of robots? Are we robots?

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