ethical robots

The dark side of ethical robots

When I was interviewed on the BBC Radio 4's Today programme in 2014, Justin Webb's final question was, "If you can make an ethical robot, doesn't that mean you could make an unethical robot?" The ans...
09 August 2016, by

A European perspective on robot law: Interview with Mady Delvaux-Stehres

10 years after the release of the EURON Roboethics Roadmap and we are witnessing a technology revolution. In the last 10 years, we've seen: Google’s self-driving car, Amazon’s KIVA system, drone...
15 July 2016, by

Letting policymakers handle the trolley problem

When I give talks on robocars the most common question asked is the one known as the “trolley problem” question. That is: “what will the car do if it has to choose between killing one person or ...

Beyond Asimov: how to plan for ethical robots

As robots become integrated into society more widely, we need to be sure they’ll behave well among us. In 1942, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov attempted to lay out a philosophical and moral fra...
02 June 2016, by

Could we make a moral machine?

 Could we make a moral machine? A robot capable of choosing or moderating its actions on the basis of ethical rules? This was how I opened my IdeasLab talk at the World Economic Forum 2016. Th...
02 March 2016, by

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