Making robots huggable and safe | Gordon Cheng

Our sense of touch is vital to us humans — so why not equip robots with it? For this, one needs durable and fault-tolerant hardware with a variety of sensors, as well as modern approaches to data processing. Gordon Cheng’s group might just revolutionize the...

Robots that learn from us | Dongheui Lee

Have you ever asked yourself what robots can learn from us? Professor Lee is a robot researcher trying to find answers to this question and wants to make us better teachers in this field. As a mother of a two year old boy she’s able to observe the process of his...

The fascinating intelligence of birds | Auguste von Bayern

Did you know that despite expressions such as “bird-brain”, birds are very intelligent creatures? To demonstrate this, Auguste von Bayern brings Dohli, a jackdaw who is very close to her, on stage to be the first corvid ever to appear in a TEDx talk. She...