One day, we may rely on robots to clean our houses, explore deep space, even perform surgery. It’s a brave new world that fascinated writer Lee Gutkind, who spent years with scientists doing cutting-edge robotics at Carnegie Mellon University. We hear why he’s nervous about our robotic future and also talk to him about how technology is changing his own field — creative nonfiction.

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  • Lee Gutkind Author of Almost Human: Making Robots Think (Norton); founder & editor, Creative Nonfiction: a Literary Journal; and editor of "The Best Creative Nonfiction: Vol. 1" (Norton)

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