In this PreparationTech, David Hanson, CEO of Hanson Robotics and one of the world's leading inventors of human-like robots, details his career as an artist who combines cognitive science, material science, psychology, engineering and computer science to create human-like robots and explore the question 'Can machines become conscious?'
David advises parents, teachers and school guidance counsellors to help kids create their own skills paths and customized curricula. He says that arts, science, engineering and technology are not exclusive. They are "inherently interdisciplinary".
PreparationTech is an online video interview series produced by NewTechKids which features inspiring technologists and professionals who work with technology sharing their journeys from childhood to the present.
They also provide insights and advice on how parents, teachers and school guidance counsellors can prepare kids to thrive in a world of rapid and constant technological development.
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