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- February 2, 2018

Senior Focus

ROBOT COMPANIONS? ... Engineer, design researcher and novelist Manjula Waldron will speak to the question " Living with Smart Robots: Fact or Fiction?" in a discussion with futurist Richard Adler on Friday, Feb. 9, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The free event will be held at Avenidas in Room I-2 of Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. The two will explore questions such as: Can new technologies really help with the problems of aging? What would it be like to live with a smart robot? Can robots provide companionship? Pre-registration is required. Go to

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