Podcast: Darius Kazemi on the great bot panic

Honda's latest version of the Asimo humanoid robot shakes hands during a presentation in Zaventem near Brussels July 16, 2014. Honda introduced in Belgium an improved version of its Asimo humanoid robot that it says has enhanced intelligence and hand dexterity, and is able to run at a speed of some 9 kilometres per hour (5.6 miles per hour).  REUTERS/Francois Lenoir (BELGIUM - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS SOCIETY)

Computer programmer, internet artist, and bot-maker Darius Kazemi speaks with Lawfare’s Quinta Jurecic and Evelyn Douek about bots—defining them, dismantling the characterization of bots as shorthand for fake news, and discussing why much of the research and reporting on bots incites unnecessary concern.

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