All Of This Has Happened Before

All Of This Has Happened Before

Study Shows Most Humans Are Willing to Hold Robots Morally Accountable


To prepare for Judgement Day a future that involves communicating with our artificially intelligent friends, psychologists at the University of Washington conducted a study to see what that might look like.

In particular, researchers were concerned with whether people would be willing to hold robots morally accountable for their actions. And why, pray tell, would we need to do that? “We’re moving toward a world where robots will be capable of harming humans,” explains associate professor¬†Peter Kahn. Okay then! Thanks for the heads up? Read More