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06/04/2010

Maja Matarić demonstrates her robots that care. Steven Hall reflects on developments in robotics; Creating a digital archive of the Nubians in Kibera; The fashion industry embraces social networking

Jon Stewart reports on the desire to humanise Robots. He visits the laboratory of Maja Matarić at the University of Southern California and is given a demonstration of robots that care.

The Granta magazine writer, Steven Hall, reflects on the past and future developments of robotics.

The documentary photographer, Greg Constantine, reveals the back story to his digital archive of the Nubians who live in the Kibera slum of Nairobi.

Tina Shoulders discusses how the elitist fashion world is waking up to the benefits offered by social networking tools.

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28 minutes

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Wed 7 Apr 2010 00:32GMT

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  • Robots That Care

    Jon Stewart reports on robots that may act as motivators for stroke victims.

    Duration: 04:54

  • Future Robots

    Steven Hall reflects on past and future developments in robotics.

    Duration: 05:33

  • Nubians in Kibera

    Greg Constantine conjures past lives of Nubians in Kibera in a digital archive.

    Duration: 05:41

  • Fashion 2.0

    Tina Shoulders explains how fashion is catching up with social networking.

    Duration: 03:52

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