Robohub focus on regulating robotics

Considering the future of law and robotics: We Robot 2016 video recap

The fifth annual We Robot conference at University of Miami School of Law celebrated its most international and interdisciplinary group of participants yet, with people across the globe attending...
11 April 2016, by

WeRobot 2015 Panel 3: Robotics governance, with Peter Asaro, Jason Millar, Kirsten Thomasen and David Post

[clear] What are the challenges facing governance and regulation of emerging robotic technologies? Peter Asaro of the New School, Jason Millar of Queen’s University, Kristen Thomasen of the Unive...

Igniting a debate on legal, therapeutic and educational robotics

The benefits of assistive technologies are well known – reduced inefficiencies, low costs, available 24/7 and much more. But not so well known are the appropriate legal regulations that need to be ...

Peter Asaro: Challenges and approaches to developing policy for robots

As part of the Center for Information Technology Policy (CIPT) Luncheon speaker series, Peter Asaro gives a talk on developing policy for robots. ...
02 April 2015, by

Issues in regulating robocars, and the case for a light hand

All over the world, people (and governments) are debating about regulations for robocars. First for testing, and then for operation. It mostly began when Google encouraged the state of Nevada to write...
04 March 2015, by

Robo-Wars: The regulation of robotic weapons

Robotic weapons, whether autonomous or remote controlled, have generated widespread controversy in recent years. Alex Leveringhaus, James Martin Fellow, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed ...

RoboLaw: Why and how to regulate robotics

The issue is often raised whether robotics needs to be regulated. While some believe that there is no need to intervene because regulation may stifle innovation, others believe that indeed there is ne...
29 October 2014, by

When it comes to regulating robotics, multiple questions are at issue

Earlier this month the Brookings Institute published a paper by Ryan Calo titled "The case for a federally regulated robotics commission". As much as I appreciate the thoughtfulness and readability of...
28 October 2014, by

A call for debate on robot policy

The 1953 New Yorker cartoon that started the “Take me to your leader” meme showed two aliens newly arrived on earth asking a donkey to, effectively, give them policy guidance. This is exactly what...
24 September 2014, by

Hot topic: Regulating robotics

Updated 24/09/14 Do robots need to be regulated? Several legal and policy experts think that robot regulations should be developed early and revised often. Others - especially those working on researc...
23 September 2014, by

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