The drive towards ethical AI and responsible robots has begun

Roboticist Sabine Hauert, from the Britain’s University of Bristol, wrote in Nature earlier this year: My colleagues and I spend dinner parties explaining that we are not evil […] People are worried, she said. They hear a mostly one-sided discussion that leaves them worried that robots will take their jobs, fearful that AI poses an existential threat, and wondering whether laws should be passed to keep hypothetical technology ‘under control’. These fears are not helped by a continuing epidemic of artificial intelligence (AI) and robophobic screenplays emanating from Hollywood. It is hard to give examples of recent mainstream films with robots and AIs in them that are not infected with AI-phobic (Transcendence, Eagle Eye) or robophobic (Oblivion, any of the Robocop movies, Ex Machina) scenes. Films like RoboCop entrench fear…


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