What’s a robot? | January 2013 | Communications of the ACM
I believe it would be a contribution to our society to encourage deeper thinking about what we in the computing world produce, the tools we use to produce them, the resilience and reliability that these products exhibit and the risks that they may introduce.
Vint Cerf reflects on the increasing impact that software has directly on the physical environment – call it a robot if you will! I agree that the internet of things opens the door to connected and hidden robotics and that we should consider the impacts more imaginatively.
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