With A Robot On The Last Day imagines the future of robot assisted care. The work originates in an attempt
to map the current state of robotic care culture with a compilation of research artifacts from Sociology, Philosophy, Engineering, Robotics, Medicine and other fields.
With over 350 documents Robots For Last Days offers itself
as a reference across disciplines on robot assisted care and robot induced death.
With A Robot On The Last Day begins where scholarship ends.
Patient X is frail and ill. There are no known treatments for his condition. The doctors have prepared him for the worst. Today might the last day of his life.
Patient X is in an end of life hospice with some of the most advanced support and care facilities available to the public.
Patient X ' s room is located in care unit A. It is nicely appointed. Designerly. Pleasant. There is a window facing onto a garden with large trees. Midday sunlight radiates into the room.
Nurse Karl, chief custodian of the care unit A, enters the room...