Roboy & Lucy Be friendly.

Roboy & Lucy Be friendly.

Lucy
Lucy

Be Friendly.

Educating children
Educating children & executives on
digitalisation, AI and their ethics
based on a real robot and his
best friend Lucy.

The Rationale

With power comes responsibility

Digitalisation is making individuals more powerful, we can build or destroy worlds from our keyboards. It is thus – more than ever – paramount that we educate strong ethics to our children and deciders to make sure that this power is used responsibly.

Why Be Friendly.

Researchers defined a set of 23 principles for AI to be beneficial to humanity. They’ve been signed by the who-is-who of the AI research world, from Demis Hassabis, Yann LeCun and Ray Kurzweil to Elon Musk and 3500 others. While these are certainly great guidelines for developers and researchers, they’re a bit hard to memorize. At their core, they boil down to one simple principle:

Be friendly.

The core principle of Techies and Ethics by Roboy & Lucy.

It is not only us

What was hard, is now easy

Digitalisation can improve the life of many using minimal resources. Be it to help autistic children to recognize emotions or children with Down syndrome to reduce language barriers. With Roboy & Lucy, we explain these opportunities to inspire our children to follow suit and build a better tomorrow.

CHALLENGES FOR AN EDUCATION INNOVATION

  • „…algorithms have parents,
    and those parents
    are computer programmers,
    with their values and assumptions.
    Those values …
     will help define the digital age.“
    Knight Foundation, 2017

  • „AI’s rapid development brings along
    a lot of tough challenges.
    How can we best initiate a broader,
    in-depth discussion about
    how society will co-evolve with this technology,
    … socially responsible?“
    Joi Ito, Director MIT Media Lab, 2017

The initiative

Lucy

The Characters

Roboy (4 years)

A digital ambassador for an ethical use of robotics
A digital ambassador for an ethical use of robotics & AI.

Lucy (6 years)

A curious girl with her beloved and slightly used teddy MR. BIG
A curious girl with her beloved and slightly used teddy MR. BIG

Checker

A clumsy but smart drone, in constant need of repair.
A clumsy but smart drone, in constant need of repair.

EASY & MAGIC

EASY - the voice of the heart - an emphatic translation tool
EASY – the voice of the heart – an emphatic translation tool & MAGIC – the glasses teaching autistic children to recognize emotion.

Prof. Ludicrous

Lucy's grandfather, empathic and modest, runs a crazy lab full of students
Lucy’s grandfather, empathic and modest, runs a crazy lab full of students & researchers.

The Team & Partners

RAFAEL Hostettler
Chief Scientist Co-Founder

"The development of anthro-
pomimetic robots will help human brains to live forever."
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RAFAEL Hostettler
Chief Scientist
Co-Founder

“The development of anthro- pomimetic robots will help human brains to live forever.” LinkedIn
JUTTA J. Meier
Chief Digital StrategistCo-Founder

„What location is to real estate, collaboration is to digital transformation.“

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JUTTA J. Meier
Chief Digital Strategist
Co-Founder

„What location is to real estate, collaboration is to digital transformation.“ LinkedIn
CHRISTINE Meyer
Chief Graphics DesignerCo-Founder

„Imagination and creativity are key to understanding.“
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CHRISTINE Meyer
Chief Graphics Designer
Co-Founder

„Imagination and creativity are key to understanding.“ LinkedIn
Stephan R. Meier
Chief Author
Stephan R. Meier
Chief Author & Storyteller
Co-Founder

„NOW is the best time ever to be alive.“
Die Zukunft ist NOW!
CATALIN Voss
Entrepreneur, Stanford
Advisor

„Remember to include the human feedback loop.“ 
– advice for product engineers

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CATALIN Voss
Entrepreneur, Stanford
Advisor

„Remember to include the human feedback loop.“ – advice for product engineers LinkedIn
Lucy
Lucy

Ready to help?

Become a partner in this unique initiative
to ensure a future for humanity and
its technology.