Almost Human: Making Robots Think

May 16, 2007

At least as far back as da Vinci, people have imagined—and feared—the creation of machines that could perform like human beings. That day may be yet to come, but some say that the advances of the past decade have exceeded all expectations. Today on Focus, we'll explore the cutting edge of robotic technology with author Lee Gutkind.

Guest: Lee Gutkind (founder of the Creative Writing Program, University of Pittsburgh; author of Almost Human: Making Robots Think)