Alok Jha

Alok Jha is a science journalist based in London. He was the science correspondent for the Guardian and ITV News and has presented several documentaries for BBC TV and Radio. He is the author of three popular science books, including The Water Book (Headline, 2015). You can find him at

1 Stories by Alok Jha

Let’s Not (Accidentally) Build Depressed Robots

In trying to build machines that can experience "real" emotions, we might end up creating intelligent beings as mentally fragile as ourselves.
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