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07.00 17 Dec 2019


From Asimo to Siri to Rosie the robot maid from the Jetsons, we have longed for the ability to create artificial intelligence and life in our own image.

And through technological leaps in robotics and AI that dream is quickly becoming a reality

But what can the ancient past tell us about how far we've come in that endeavour?

Dr. Adrienne Mayor is an Historian of Ancient Science & Human Curiosity at Stanford University and Author of Gods & Robots: Myths, Machines and Ancient Dreams of Technology


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