Talking to Machines

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What can machines tell us about being human? Jad and Robert meet humans and robots who are trying to connect, and blur the line. We talk to the world's most advanced robot, meet a man who fell in love with a chatbot, and argue with the inventor of Furby over whether a toy can ever really be "alive."

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Credits

Hosts:
Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich