Looking for our new site?

World Cup Party with Robots!



Future Tense celebrated the 2014 World Cup, complete with a demo of actual robots playing soccer, followed by the opening game on the big screen.
 
Daniel D. Lee, director of the GRASP (General Robotics Automation, Sensing, Perception) Lab and Josh Levin, executive editor of Slate and host of "Hang Up and Listen," Slate's weekly sports podcast, discussed the future of robots and sports and showed off the robots' ball skills. The demo was followed by a viewing party of the opening 2014 World Cup game, Brazil v. Croatia.
 
 
 

Participants

Daniel D. Lee
Professor, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
Director, GRASP (General Robotics Automation, Sensing, Perception) Lab
 
Josh Levin
Executive Editor, Slate
Host of “Hang Up and Listen”,Slate’s weekly sports podcast

Event Time and Location

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 2:30pm - 6:00pm
New America Foundation
1899 L Street NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

Related Programs