Can robots know the difference between right and wrong?
Whenever I introduce people to roboethics, people can’t help but ask me “Is robotics technology really advanced enough for us to even worry about ethical issues surrounding them?”.
I think this BBC report (forwarded to me via my labmate Tom Huryn) does a great job of connecting what’s out there already, and how roboethics is indeed a relevant topic of discussion today (rather than something sci-fi-esque for a distant future).
(I couldn’t embed the video here, but please do check out the 5 min. roboethics coverage by BBC via the link below:)