robots

Artificial Intelligent Computers Would be Tools, Not Moral Beings

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC Reading the Week in Review section of the NYT today, I came upon an interesting column about a new computer — dubbed Watson — that its developers hope will rise to the level of AI, defined in the side bar copied above. Watson will soon […]

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Coup de Culture: Sex Robots

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC Pathetic. Now, as if conjured from that great sci fi flick Westworld, comes the sex robot. From the story: Mr Hines said: “She can’t vacuum, she can’t cook but she can do almost anything else if you know what I mean. “She’s a companion. She […]

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Robots Will Never be People and Should Never Have Rights

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC Transhumanists and other futurists insist that the future will bring us robots who have become “conscious” beings, and that when they do, “sentient” machines should receive what we now call human rights. This is all fanciful, of course. Robots of the kind envisioned would only […]

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