How to train a robot’s brain

The first step is learning how humans learn

Photo of robot head, with a face place but no real face. Robot seems to be looking down toward something below it.
Photo by Maximalfocus on Unsplash

When researchers build learning robots, robots who can walk and adapt to their environment, they usually rely either on fuzzy logic or neural networking. Fuzzy logic is a mathematical concept that can help robots make implications in the same way humans do by feeding them “if-then” language. “If visual sensors detect an obstacle, then make a…



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Antonia Malchik

Antonia Malchik


Antonia Malchik is the author of A Walking Life: Reclaiming Our Health and Our Freedom One Step at a Time; walking, tech, community, and embodiment.