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    How To Survive A Robot Uprising (aka Robopocalypse)

    ... "Its just a matter of time before robots become smarter than us. And perhaps at some point in the future, the idea of artificial intelligence rising up to destroy mankind will come true. Epipheo interviewed Robopocalypse author Daniel H. Wilson to fi ...

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    Ethics for the Robot Age

    ...  "My definition of a robot is any device controlled by software that can work 24/7 and put people out of work. The machines are not intelligent.... In case you missed them, today's most popular robots are ATMs and computer printers. While our ho ...

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    The Social Impact of Artificial Intelligence

    ... "Is artificial intelligence in human society a utopian dream or a Faustian nightmare? Will our descendants honor us for making machines do things that human minds do or berate us for irresponsibility and hubris?" Ethics & Social Issues Socia ...

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    Artificial Intelligence and Ethics: An Exercise in the Moral Imagination.

    ... "The possibility of constructing a personal AI raises many ethical and religious questions that have been dealt with seriously only by imaginative works of fiction; they have largely been ignored by technical experts and by philosophical and theologi ...

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    A Question of Responsibility

    ...  "So we return to the questions we started with. Robots, in the broad sense that we have defined them, play the role of agent. Coupled with AI, moreover, they will be able to take on responsibility and authority in ways that no machines have ever don ...

  6. AI in the News

    Robots vs. Humans: Real Steel or Dumb Metal?

    ... Right from the start let's agree that the argument of humans or robots is getting close to being a dead heat in some areas. For example, NASA and General Motors built the 300 pound Robonaut2- or R2- a robot that is capable of using the same tools as ...

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    Robot ethics: Morals and the machine

    ... As robots grow more autonomous, society needs to develop rules to manage them. "In the classic science-fiction film “2001”, the ship's computer, HAL, faces a dilemma. His instructions require him both to fulfil the ship's mission (investiga ...

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    Models of My Life

    ... In this candid and witty autobiography, Nobel laureate Herbert A. Simon looks at his distinguished and varied career, continually asking himself whether (and how) what he learned as a scientist helps to explain other aspects of his life.A brilliant polyma ...

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