ITP Camp 2021

Religious Robots - Already Among Us!

Session Leaders: Kari Love

Tags: #robotics #philosophy #religion #singularity #sacred #profane

Created By: Kari Love

While the automation of religion may sound like science fiction, examples exist of physical religious robots already built and spanning most major religions. Religious robots confront us about the boundaries of personhood, and can provide insights of on the intersections of technology, spirituality, and society. In this talk and discussion I'll share about the robots I encountered in the world that inspired me to dig deeper and invite others to explore the idea of religious robots with me.