New Zealand Record for longest LEGO train track

New Zealand LEGO train track record.

Today we set the New Zealand record for the longest LEGO train track at the University of Canterbury’s library with the help of LUG 4/2. We achieve 230.5 meters, including bridges, tunnels and other features.

I took a 360 panoramic video with my Ricoh Theta camera. You can enjoy the 4K spherical video here:

Photos from the event are available over at Flickr.

New Book Available: An Introduction to Ethics in Robotics and AI

Springer published our open access book.

Our new book entitled An Introduction to Ethics in Robotics and AI is now available under the Open Access policy of Springer. You can download the PDF directly or flip through the pages below.

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Master Of Human Interface Technology Projects Available

Master Thesis Projects Available

The Master of Human Interface Technology (MHIT) program is soliciting applications for our February 2021 intake. The MHIT program is a 12 month degree that includes a 9 month research thesis. We are looking for students from a variety of backgrounds, including but not limited to psychology, design and computers science. Several scholarships are available. Please get in touch with me at christoph.bartneck@canterbury.ac.nz if you are interested in any of the following projects. Continue reading “Master Of Human Interface Technology Projects Available”

Interview with Bryan Crump on Nights at RNZ

I had the pleasure to talk with Bryan Crump from RNZ about our work on the morality of robot abuse. Having the opportunity to talk about this topic in depth is much better than a short TV appearance. Here is the full interview: