Joanna Bryson is a Professor in Artificial (and Natural) Intelligence who consults on AI ethics, particularly on the obligations of AI developers towards AI and society. She's probably forgotten more about robot ethics than most people will ever know.
As the pace of robotic development quickens at an exponential rate, it's important to think of the implications to society. Tech Crunch has a useful article which summarizes the fascinating dialogue Joanna recently had on an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit. For example,
"We are used to applying ethics to stuff that we identify with, but people are getting WAY good at exploiting this and making us identify with things we don’t really have anything in common with at all."
Click here for the full discussion.
Cue haunting theme music from "Humans"...
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