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Why cynicism is, above all, a disservice to our own happiness.
«It’s insulting to imply that only a system of rewards and punishments can keep you a decent human being. Isn’t it conceivable a person wants to be a decent human being because that way he feels better?»
The science-fiction giant told stories driven by a faith in humankind. One hundred years after his birth, what use do readers have for such tales?
Eighty years ago, Isaac Asimov dreamed up three rules to ensure machines would serve humanity. It’s a framework that has shaped decades of debates about AI ethics, but it needs an update. Here are…
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To match the volume of writing Asimov produced in his lifetime, you would have to write a full-length novel every two weeks for 25 years.
Asimov's famous Three Laws of robotics are considered in the use case of self-driving cars, and found to be aspirational but not ironclad.
The famed science fiction writer was wrong about a world government, but pretty close on robots. On computers, though ...
«The consequences of human irresponsibility in terms of waste and pollution will become more apparent and unbearable with time and again, attempts to deal with this will become more strenuous. It is to be hoped that by 2019, advances in technology will place tools in our hands that will help accelerate the process whereby the deterioration of the environment will be reversed.»
Frank Pasquale, an expert in the emergent field of A.I. law, argues it’s high time to update Asimov’s three laws of robotics
The sex robot community—the people who make the sex robots, and the people who want to have sex with the sex robots—suffered a blow this past week, when the Houston City Council voted to preemptively ban what would’ve been the first sex robot “brothel” in the U.S. But even those council members must know that their gesture was futile. Soon the stigma will fade, and Wal-Mart will sell these things in sixty different flavors. Which of course means that, sometime in the future, you’ll almost certai
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