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This Is Robotics

Recently there was an article in the New Yorker about Google’s quest to build a self-driving car. In it, Charles Smart, an M.I.T. professor, describes the process of figuring out how to get a dirt bike to drive itself, which involved more than six hundred failed test runs. He recalls a colleague of his telling […]

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Songs in musicals are written for all kinds of reasons. But often, their indispensability to a show has to do with fulfilling several functions at once. In the case of “The Twitter Song” from Nobody Loves You, my show with Itamar Moses about a philosophy student who becomes a contestant on a Bachelor-style dating show, […]

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