Papers We Love Conf 2019

September 12, 2019 / St. Louis, Missouri

Star Simpson

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Building Personable Machines


Star Simpson is an engineer and an entrepreneur, who started out in the world of infusing personality one character at a time into robots & gadgets in the physical world as an undergrad researcher at the MIT Media Lab in Prof. Cynthia Breazeal’s Personal Robotics group. She also started an event series called PLIBMTTBHGATY, or “Programming Languages I Have Been Meaning To Try But Haven’t Gotten Around To Yet,” a light-hearted opportunity to engage with computers in a convivial setting.