We need a different kind of Artificial Intelligence, with social reasoning, says Justine Cassell from Carnegie Mellon University. She says studying people’s social interactions, goals and desires can help us build better robots.

Author: Justine Cassell is Associate Vice-Provost for Technology Strategy and Impact at Carnegie Mellon University.

Image: A technician makes adjustments to the “Inmoov” robot from Russia during the “Robot Ball.” REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin.