I just watched a brilliant presentation from Genevieve Bell. Genevieve Bell was an anthropologist and a professor at Standford University. She has turned to Intel as a director of User Interaction and Experience in Intel Labs.
UX Week 2012 | Genevieve Bell from Adaptive Path on Vimeo.
Presented at UX Week 2012, her talk is about human and technology. There is an interesting part about why humans are afraid of robots.
"In the post enlightenment western tradition, there is very clear bright light--us, everything else. When things threaten to come over this line, we think they're gonna kill us."