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FYS: Robots in Fact and Fiction: Start Here

Resources and information for Steve Alexander's First Year Seminar

self-driving car interiorTechnological changes can have social, artistic, economic and political implications. This seminar examines how robots are currently being used in the sciences, in art, in the military and in business.

We will also examine how robots are represented in literature, on television and in the movies. Are these fictional robots realistic representations of existing robots or a projection of our hopes and fears? 

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Where to Find Scholarly Sources

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Recommended Internet Resources - Robots FYS