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Love and Robots

Posted 17 May 2002 at 23:31 UTC by steve Share This

Wired has a new article about the relationship between robots and humans. This one asks the question, "Can a Child Love a Robot?" In particular, do children love robots pets in the same way they love living pets. The question of whether or not children understand the difference between life and non-life is also addressed. Some children apparently see the Sony Aibo as a dog-like toy, for example, while others seem to think it is actually alive.

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