What’s It Like Inside a Robot’s Mind? [2:04]


This video discusses a specific study at MIT that looked at how a machine goes about making a decision, namely moving in a changing environment. ┬áThe actual ‘thoughts’ that the robot had were different than the engineers imagined and actually helped them better work on editing the software.

Discussion Questions

  • What did the MIT study show?
  • What is the difference between a machine thinking and being conscious?
  • What do you think your Roomba is thinking?

Keywords: robots, mind, philosophy, artificial intelligence, Turing Test, brain, virtual reality, consciousness,


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