AI that decides when to inflict pain, Mail Online, 13
Quoted in Man
v machine: can computers cook, write and paint better than
us?, The Guardian, 6 June 2016.
Quoted in How
do we teach robots right from wrong? Soon the problem won’t
be hypothetical, Yahoo Tech, 22 April 2016.
BBC Radio 4 Today programme (live) interview with Barbara
Sahakian on Artificial Intelligence, 7 March 2016.
Panelist on Will
automation make us happier? – live chat, Guardian, 22
Named in Delegates
at Davos held a meeting about the dangers of autonomous
'killer robots', The Independent, 25 January 2016.
Article about my work by Tessel Renzenbrink, Ethical
Robots and Robot Ethics, Elektor magazine, 22 January
Quoted in Stop
killer robots before it's too late, Daily Mail online,
22 January 2016.
Quoted in Top
business leaders to face jobs challenge at World Economic
Forum, The Irish Examiner, 20 January 2016.
Quoted in Davos
Robot Eclipses Davos Man as Gloom Descends on Elite,
Bloomberg, 19 January 2016.
2016: eight key themes for the World Economic Forum, Guardian,
19 January 2016.
Guest panelist in BBC R4 The
Infinite Monkey Cage, hosted by Brian Cox and Robin Ince,
broadcast 18 January 2016.
Quoted in Dawn
of the replicants, by Will Wiles, New Humanist magazine, 4
Quoted in Sex,
love and robots: is this the end of intimacy?, by Eva Wiseman,
Guardian, 13 December 2015.
Quoted in Coding
Ethics: how to teach robots to be good, by Charles Choi,
Braindecoder, 5 November 2015.
Quoted in How
Safe can Artificial Intelligence be?, by David Shukman, BBC
news online, 15 September 2015.
Quoted in article
on robot ethics, by Wang Youran, in Chinese Social Sciences
Today, 10 August 2015 (in Chinese).
Interviewed on Good
Morning Wales (live), BBC Radio Wales, Saturday 1 August 2015.
Quoted in The
Deadliest Robots on the Planet and Why You Don't Need To Be Afraid
Yet, by Ben Guarino, 30 July 2015.
Interviewed by David Shukman for BBC TV News at Ten, Tuesday 28 July
Quoted in Robot-related
deaths are rare and becoming rarer, by Clive Cookson,
Financial Times, 2 July 2015.
and ethical robot research cited in Machine
ethics: The robot’s dilemma, by Boer Deng, Nature News,
1 July 2015.
Quoted in Reality
check: robot killing machines - will they rebel?, by Alan
Martin, Alphr, 26 June 2015.
Summary of Robot
Swarm Behavior Suggests Forgetting May Be Important To Cultural
Evolution, by Hallie Siegel, Slashdot, 21 June 2015.
Ethical robot research cited in Asimov's
three laws of robotics, by Piers Bizony, Engineering and
Technology vol 10 issue 6, 15 June 2015.
Quoted in Should
we outlaw androids?, by Erik Sofge, Popular Science, 15 June
over robots is cruciaal, by Frank Biesboer, De Ingenieur, 21
Interviewed in C4 TV End of the World Night, Saturday 4 April 2015.
Quoted in The
looming threat of artificial unintelligence, by Erik Sofge,
Popular Science, 13 March 2015.
Quoted in 'Chappie'
Doesn't Think Robots Will Destroy the World, by Keith
Wagstaff, NBC News, 4 March 2015.
Quoted in Why
our roboticists are working for the 99 percent, by Mark
Piesing, Wired, 16 February 2015.
Research cited in AI
Algorithms Programmed into Self-driving Cars, in Scientific
Computing, 3 February 2015.
Named in Artificial
Intelligence and The Future of Life, by Robert Loos, Robotics
Today, 23 January 2015.
Quoted in Google:
Your Computer Is Stupid, by Tom Risen, US News, 1 January
On Verifiable Autonomy:
to prevent robot world domination, by Sarah Griffiths, Mail
Online, 10 December 2014.
research will help robots know their limits, by Shemina Davis,
Phys.org, 8 December 2014.
the rise of the (more ethical) machines, by Clive Cookson,
Financial Times, 5 December 2014.
Your Intelligence: How to Apply Artificial Intelligence in
Wearables and IoT, by Scott Amyx, Wired, 4 December
Recorded discussion point for BBC R4 Unreliable Evidence with Clive
Anderson, November 2014.
On Ethical robots:
robot face à un dilemme, by Soline Roy, Le Figaro, 14 November
the ethics in robotics: Testing Asimov's First Law, by Bea
Montenegro, GMA News, 22 September 2014.
robotkind be our undoing?, by Ellie Zolfagharifard, Mail
Online, 19 September 2014.
with “morals” makes surprisingly deadly decisions, by Rob
Waugh, Yahoo News, 18 September 2014.
Experiment Puts Asimov's First Law Of Robotics To The Test, by
George Dvorsky, IO9.com, 15 September 2014.
Frets Over Moral Puzzle, by Glenn McDonald, Discovery news, 15
in the New Scientist, Ethical
trap: robot paralysed by choice of who to save, 14 September
BBC Radio 4 Today programme (live) interview, Will
there ever be an 'ethical robot'?, Tuesday 2 September 2014.
BBC World Service (recorded) interview, Tuesday 2
Commissioned piece for The Observer, Artificial
intelligence will not turn into a Frankenstein's monster, Sunday
10 August 2014.
piece for The Conversation, 4-4-2
becomes 0101: inside the competitive world of robot football, 4
improving but still rate as "expensive toys", by Peter
Spinks, The Age, 9 June 2014.
may never teach robots about love, but what about ethics?,
by Emma Woollacott, New Statesman, 6 May 2014.
for CBBC Newsround’s Robot
Week, broadcast 10-14 March 2014.
for love: Fall for a robot to fend off heartache, by
Catherine de Lange, New Scientist, 25 February 2014.
Blogging: 10 top tips, co-authored with Tom Crick, The
Guardian Higher Education Network, 13 December 2013.
by Hans-Arthur Marsiske (at EU cog meeting), with Mark Coeckelbergh,
Brighton, 23-24 October 2013.
robots, driverless cars work – but they bring ethical issues too,
by Nicola Davies, in The Observer, 20 October 2013.
Open competition for rescue robots (in German), by
Hans-Arthur Marsiske, Heise online, 23 September 2013.
by Jennifer Akst, The Scientist, 19 June 2013.
on the EURATHLON robot competition, BREEZE FM, 7 Feb 2013.
Online article on
depth back into robot reporting, 4 December 2012.
Magazine, November 2012.
for The Naked Scientists
(live), BBC Eastern Regions and BBC 5Live, 16 September 2012. Podcast
for The Engineer Magazine - UK
go for gold at the 2012 FIRA RoboWorld Cup, 23 August 2012.
for BBC Breakfast, BBC Points West and BBC Radio Bristol about the
FIRA RoboWorld Cup, 21 August 2012.
by Malcolm Love in Love
and Science (live), Bristol Community FM BCFM,
30 July 2012.
Robots Reveal Cultural Clues, BBC Technology web pages,
8 June 2012.
for BBC TV documentary, Genius of Nature, Parthenon, 24 May 2012.
Radio Bristol Phil Hammond Show, radio interview (live), 5 March 2012.
for Ideas Magazine (Taiwan), Jan 2012.
by David Freeman for Discovery magazine, 8 Feb 2012
in article ‘This car drives itself’ by Peter Kirwan, Wired magazine
UK, 1 Jan 2012.
Club Bristol podcast #1, online 1 December 2011.
Tech Weekly podcast with Aleks Krotoski, online 29 November
new world in TNT Magazine, 28 November 2011.
for Autonomy, The Engineer, 17 October 2011.
2 part BBC R4 radio series Robots
that Care, broadcast 26 Sept and 3 Oct 2011.
for BBC1 ‘Bang Goes the Theory’ Webcast
interview on Robot Ethics, August 2011.
in New Scientist: Five
principles - for humans, Issue 2811, 9 May 2011.
BBC R4 Material
World, interviewed on Roboethics, 28 April 2011.
Radio interview for Liverpool City
Radio (recorded), on likelihood of humanoid robots with rights, 12
Radio interviews for BBC Radio
Bristol (live, 21 Feb) and Heart Radio (recorded, 22 Feb) on the FIRA
world cup press release, 21
Quoted in silicon.com
2010's Quotes of the Year,
Extensively quoted in University
Hits the Right Note, Engineering Opportunities 2011 supplement to
Professional Engineering, November 2010.
Podcast Interview on Dependable
Swarms for robotspodcast.com,
Quoted in Ethical
defence, experts are hoping for a new morality in warfare,
Professional Engineering, Vol 25, No 17, 20 October 2010.
Interviewed for documentary on Love
and Sex with Robots, July 2010.
Interviewed for National Geographic
Channel documentary on Swarm Robotics, March 2010.
Robotic Visions heads for Houses of Parliament,
Bristol Evening Post, 8 March 2010.
Radio interview on Robotics Vision
in Parliament for Star FM (recorded), 9 March 2010.
Quoted in Artificial
AI now?, silicon.com, February
Quoted in BBC Focus magazine, cover
on Swarm Bots, BBC Focus issue
no 213, February 2010.
Quoted in Artificial
them?, silicon.com, January
Featured in half-hour documentary
for Spanish TV company REDES, presented by Eduard Punset 'Aprender de
los Robots', see http://www.redesparalaciencia.com/1320/redes/2009/redes41-aprender-de-los-robots.
Broadcast in Spain and Latin America, October 2009.
Radio interview for CityTalkFM, Roy
Basnett (live), 18 August 2009.
Interviewed and quoted for article Scientists
Fear a Revolt by Killer Robots,
John Arlidge, Sunday Times, 2 August 2009.
On the same story:
BBC Radio Wales interview
(recorded), 3 August 2009.
BBC Radio 4 Today programme
(live) interview, with Prof Bart Selman (Cornell), 3 August 2009.
Spin 1038 Radio Dublin (live)
interview, 4 August 2009.
Interviewed by Nina Teggarty for
More 4 News story on firefighting robots, 27 July 2009.
Interview on BBC Radio Wiltshire
(live) to comment on monkey
mind-control of robot arm, 13
Visions press release:
Express Views about Robots
(Visions Conference), Bristol Evening Post, 10 July 2009.
Interview for Original
Radio (recorded) to comment on Visions
Conference, 7 July 2009.
Filmed for Spanish science TV
interviewer Prof Eduard Punset, 1 July 2009.
Filmed for National Geographic
channel documentary, 3 March 2009.
for Noel Sharkey's Sheffield Live radio programme The
Sound of Science, 6 Feb 2009.
Interviewed on 95bFM New Zealand,
Sunday breakfast show (live), 1 Feb 2009.
for Noel Sharkey's Sheffield Live radio programme The
Sound of Science, 3 Oct 2008.
Interview for Hives
Hopes, Cover Article in The Engineer, 16 June 2008.
Quoted in Robot
nannies threat to childcare, Roger Highfield in Telegraph
Science online, 5 June 2008
Interview on XFM radio
breakfast show (live), 29 May 2008
BBC R4 Material World,
interview about Swarm Intelligence with Nigel Franks, 8 May 2008. Podcast
"Intelligent Robots in Science and Society", interview for podcast,
22 April 2008.
Print and online
Real Transformers may soon be at our service, David
Derbyshire in the Daily Mail, 13 March 2008. Online
robots could team up and change shape, Ian Sample in the
Guardian, 13 March 2008.
of Transformer-style robots to be built, Nic Fleming in the
Telegraph, 13 March 2008.
Swarms of mini-robots to go where humans fear to
tread, Lewis Smith in the Times, 13 March 2008.
trouble with Swarm Intelligence, New Scientist technology
blog, 13 March 2008.
we be swarmed by robots?, ITN lunchtime news, 13 March 2008
ITN interview on YouTube: Robots
with a Mind of their own.
Live interviews (13 March 2008) for BBC Radio
Bristol; BBC Radio 5 live; BBC Radio 2: Chris Evans' Drive Time.
Recorded interviews for GWR; Independent Radio
News; BBC World Service: 'The World Today'; Talk News Canada; BBC
Science Week: Alien life begins at home, Roger Highfield in the
Telegraph, 11 March 2008
Big Questions, small answers The Times colour supplement, 8
National Science and
Engineering Week The
Big Questions, 7-16 March 2008
Scientists Learn to
Speak to the Public, Bristol Evening Post, 21 February 2008
to Develop their Own Culture (in German) Welt Online, February
Quoted in Shape-shifting
robot forms from magnetic swarm New Scientist Technology, 29
Interview on BBC 3
Counties Radio (live), 8 January 2008
in Disguise - HERO, July 2007
Robots Ahead CBC news, 16 July 2007
Only I Had a Brain The Age, 22 May 2007
Dance Education Guardian, 1 May 2007
Science Weekly Podcast, 30 April 2007, with Noel Sharkey
Big Brother be Cultural Watershed for Robots?, Times Higher
Education Supplement, 27 April 2007
conference on 'Rights for Robots' at Science Media Centre:
Rights for Robots? Times Online, 24 April 2007
Future Poses Hard Questions news.bbc.co.uk, 24 April 2007
Rights New Scientist Technology Blog, 24 April 2007
Interviewed on BBC TV One o'clock News (live), 24 April 2007
Interview, with Noel Sharkey, on BBC News 24, 24 April 2007
Interview with Noel Sharkey on BBC
R4 Today Programme, 24 April 2007
Interviewed with Noel Sharkey on Radio 5 Live (Nicky Campbell show),
24 April 2007
of their Fate, cover article in IET Engineering &
Technology, April 2007
Learning to Walk with
Robots, Bristol Magazine, March 2007
Editorial article in
Electronics Weekly, Nick Flaherty, 31 January 2007
People, Times Higher
Education Supplement, 20 October 2006
Physics Group Challenge
Einstein and Newton, Bristol Evening Post, 5 May 2006
Duo are Brunel for New Age, 21 April 2006
Interviewed by BBC Radio
Northern Ireland (live), 21 February 2005.
Member of BBC Radio 5
Live panel debate on weaponised robots (Julian Worricker show), 20
Day of the Robots Draws
Nearer, Bristol Observer, 22 October 2004
Interview for documentary
Robotic behavior for extended DVD edition of Hollywood movie
Interview about Grey
Walter robot tortoises on BBC TV Points West (recorded), December 1999
Interview about Grey
Walter robot tortoises on BBC Radio Bristol (live), December 1999