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The truth is no stranger than fiction when it comes to robots

22 August 2013

Kathleen Richardson

Robots represent the cutting edge in science. For decades we have been promised a bright future in which these human-like machines will become so advanced that we won’t be able to tell the difference between them and us. But are technologists really dabbling in the unknown in their work or merely ripping a page out of their favourite sci-fi novel? Writes Kathleen Richardson, in The Conversation.