Robot Inventions Shape the World

Robot Inventions Shape the World

Most people have watched at least one movie in their lifetime featuring robots, be it IRobot, Robocop, Star Wars, Transformers, Pacific Rim, or any number of other shows. Although society today does not as yet display the amount of technological efficiency or depth in most of these shows, a robot delivering pizza or painting someone’s […]

Robots That Kill: the United Nations and the Rules for Autonomous Warriors

Robots That Kill: the United Nations and the Rules for Autonomous Warriors

As surreal as it sounds, robots that target and kill people are the subject of a recent report published by the United Nations Human Rights Council. Presented in Geneva by Christof Heyns—Professor of Human Rights Law and UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions—the report (A/HRC/23/47) “focuses on lethal autonomous robotics [LARs] and […]

Self-Driving Google Car Ready to Drive Around Vegas

By Albert Angulo Google’s self-driving car is growing up right in front of our eyes: The autonomous vehicle program recently passed its driver’s license test in Nevada, the first license of its kind in the United States. Obtaining Nevada’s self-driving car license clears the way for Google to test its technology on public roads in […]

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