Gizmology with Simone Giertz

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Very terrible photo of wonderful person, Simone Giertz

YouTube's "Shitty Robots" machine-maker, very funny human being, professional tinkerer and potential astronaut Simone Giertz hops in Alie's car to hang out in a sketchy Hollywood alley and chat. Topics covered: the definition of a robot, artificial intelligence, the gateway to her thirst for engineering power, plastic animals, and topless grandmas.

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Sound editing by Steven Ray Morris

Theme song by Nick Thorburn

Some links which may be helpful:

Flashback: “Small Wonder”

SIRI, DEFINE 'ROBOT'

Control an arduino board

Look at this cute little arduino board

Simone slaughters a tofu robot

What is uncanny valley?

Ex Machina vs. Svedka vs. Sophia 

Alie Ward