The latest episode of the EPFL podcast, Talking Robots, is out. This edition includes an interview of Francesco Mondada on the subject of starting a business in research robotics. "Francesco Mondada is a researcher at the LSRO at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is the designer of the Khepera robot, which at its introduction in 1995 set a new standard for research and educational robots." Mondada has also worked on the design of self-organizing, self-assembling robots, and studied mixed societies of animals and robots.