roomba http://nhpr.org en 5 Gift Ideas for the Robot in Your Life http://nhpr.org/post/5-gift-ideas-robot-your-life <p>When we first saw Robert Ito's <a href="http://www.psmag.com/magazines/november-december-2012/social-robots-aibo-paro-roomba-48793/">Pacific Standard piece</a> on folks who've fallen in love with their robots, we were all....huh? So of course, we booked him on the show. You can listen to that interview here:</p><p>But all that talk about human-robot love got us thinking...if a robot <em>is</em> the love of your life, how do you show it? Here are some ideas we dug up:</p><p><strong>1) Buy him a snazzy costume!</strong></p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 20:37:23 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie 17658 at http://nhpr.org 5 Gift Ideas for the Robot in Your Life Meet @SelfAwareRoomba #It'sAlive! http://nhpr.org/post/meet-selfawareroomba-itsalive <p>The Twitter account that got our notice...we talk to the guy behind it.</p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 14:25:51 +0000 Taylor Quimby 9005 at http://nhpr.org Meet @SelfAwareRoomba #It'sAlive!