Love in the Time of Robots

Hiroshi Ishi­guro has spent his entire life in pursuit of creating a lifelike android. But what kind of life is he trying to instill in them? For Ishi­guro, other people are just mirrors and conversation is just a set of stimuli. Can a genius inventor create a near-human if he doesn’t really understand his own kind?

Author: Alex Mar
Source: Wired
Published: Oct 17, 2017
Length: 49 minutes (12,300 words)
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