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Irrational? Fear of Robots

This insights report is a recap of the TED Circles - Fear of Robots workshop held on Sat August 14, 2021, 10-11:30 am ET. transform this hosted TED Circles are a free, online, safe, and inclusive place to connect with innovators from all over the globe. This workshop included representation from 4 countries including Canada, the USA, India, and Cyprus.

Workshop Goals

Robots are already adding an immense amount of value, and they are also seen as a threat. Let's meet in this global, inclusive forum to discuss: We met to discuss:

  1. How will the increased adoption of robotics impact our lives?

  2. What transformations are required to ensure a safe and equitable adoption?

  3. What perspectives are needed to transform?


For additional inspiration, here are an HBR article and a TED Talk that represent the topic: