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Do We Need Humans?

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How can we use technology and preserve our human dignity?

"Why are we at a point in our history when we would want to construct false relationships? Because when we construct robots, we are changing ourselves." – Sherry Turkle

We've been promised a future where robots will be our friends, and technology will make life's daily chores as easy as flipping a switch. But are we ready for how those innovations will change us as humans? In this episode, TED speakers consider the promises and perils of our relationship with technology.

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Source: NPR [http://www.npr.org/2013/02/25/172900833/do-we-need-humans?ft=3&f=1003,1004,1007,1013,1014,1017,1019,1128]

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