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Robot Villains: What They Teach Us
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Gigi3
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Gigi3,
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4/13/2015 | 5:53:23 AM
Automated Weapons
"This is frightening to some. Advocates released a report this past week urging the United Nations to move towards a wholesale international ban "on the development, production and use of fully autonomous weapons.""

Joe, whether it's a necessity? Weapons at warfront are for destroying and spoiling the situation. Automated weapons can be call back, where impact can be controlled.
Michelle
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Michelle,
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4/18/2015 | 2:28:31 PM
Fictional robots are always scary
Fictional robots are always going bad. There must be something fundamentally evil about the plot lines that cause this. I don't think AI is always the cause. I'm eager to read the Mind the Gap report to learn why autonomous killer robots must be banned.
Li Tan
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Li Tan,
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4/18/2015 | 3:29:51 PM
Re: Fictional robots are always scary
I agree - we need to have more solid data to understand better why robots are considered evil and how we can better utilize them.
PedroGonzales
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PedroGonzales,
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4/18/2015 | 10:21:46 PM
Re: Fictional robots are always scary
I think it will be very difficult to have data on robots since, they continue to be placed in very specific industries.  We may have to wait a long time before we can do a serious analysis.  Even japan, a country who loves robots, isn't yet to create robots to take care of their elderly.  I do not mind reading a great story about evil robots, thank you for the suggestions to my summer reading list, I will greatly enjoy reading all these stories.
Michelle
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Michelle,
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4/25/2015 | 2:18:14 PM
Re: Fictional robots are always scary
There's definately enough data on killer robots and what makes them truly evil. I tend to think the human element in design is the cause but I could be wrong. It is fiction after all...
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kstaron,
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4/24/2015 | 10:49:35 AM
Undocumented program features
Whenever you program anything you need to look out for unintended consequences. My husband has a piece of embroidery over his desk that reads; "Computer Programmers don't make mistakes, only undocumented program features." Make sure you know what your features are so you don't create a robot villain.
hpschropp
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hpschropp,
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4/29/2015 | 4:13:19 PM
Robot Villians
Robots don't kill People....  People Kill People.

 


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