Category: Social Sciences

LAWless: Should We Ban Killer Robots?

With several countries investing in the development of lethal autonomous weapons (LAWs), many believe that we are in the midst of an artificial intelligence arms race. This technology has the power to transform modern warfare, but should we allow machines to determine (and attack) their own targets?

Robotic Etiquette

Touching a robot’s bottom triggers an unconscious emotional reaction – suggesting we respond to humanoid robots as if they are people, not computers.