robot ethics

Why We’ll Eventually Want Our Robots To Deceive Us

Why We’ll Eventually Want Our Robots To Deceive Us

Image: Futurama, 20th Century Fox As robots and AI start to play an increasing role in our lives, the question of how we want them to behave gets more pressing with each passing breakthrough. In the new book, Robot Ethics 2.0: From Autonomous Cars to Artificial Intelligence, robo-ethicists Will Bridewell…

Why Asimov’s Three Laws Of Robotics Can’t Protect Us

Why Asimov’s Three Laws Of Robotics Can’t Protect Us

It’s been 50 years since Isaac Asimov devised his famous Three Laws of Robotics — a set of rules designed to ensure friendly robot behaviour. Though intended as a literary device, these laws are heralded by some as a ready-made prescription for avoiding the robopocalypse. We spoke to the experts…