24 April 2007

Robot future poses hard questions [BBC]

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Scientists have expressed concern about the use of autonomous decision-making robots, particularly for military use, writes the BBC.

As they become more common, these machines could also have negative impacts on areas such as surveillance and elderly care, the roboticists warn.

The researchers were speaking ahead of a public debate at the Dana Centre, part of London’s Science Museum.

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