Woman on Alleged Attack by Schizophrenia Sufferer

Nov. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Cindy Rogers, 34, talks about being allegedly attacked June 3 2012 by Salih Mahdi, who has schizophrenia, while walking home from her job in Jonesboro, Georgia. Two days after the attack on Rogers, police allege Mahdi, whose mother says won't stay on antipsychotic medication, attacked and raped another woman twice. Mahdi claims it was consensual. Since 2007, he has spent 51 months between jail and the hospital. His next scheduled court date is in January. He could be found insane at the time of the crimes and sentenced to a state hospital. (Source: Bloomberg)

Hello World Japan: The Future Looks Like a Drunk Robot
30:55 - Japan has a unique fascination with androids and the quest to make robots more like humans. One of the country’s most original thinkers in this area is Professor Takashi Ikegami of the University of Tokyo. He has created androids filled with sensors and artificial intelligence software. The technology allows them to perceive the outside world and react to it as they see fit. Hello World host Ashlee Vance traveled to Tokyo to meet with Professor Ikegami and see his latest android creation. The robot they encounter flails about and makes strange gurgling noises as it responds to their movements and conversation. While it all looks rudimentary today, the technology is the precursor of what Ikegami predicts will be a new robotic life form that has its own culture, language, and desires. What could go wrong? (Source: Bloomberg)
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