Technology is a fundamental resource for human development.
Technological change has intended and unintended consequences.
How should we control the development of technology?
Technology must be harnessed for the good of humanity and the planet.
Wound Person Takes Pascal's Wager
Becoming Like a Child for Technological Advancement. Wound Man affords us a vivid reminder of our physical finitude; we are mortal creatures who are susceptible to wounds, injuries, and contagions. And yet, #WoundPerson challenges us to better attune ourselves to our non-physical vulnerabilities and weaknesses.
FILED UNDER: Editorial & Opinion, Entries, Ethics, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Robotics, Societal Impact
Will AI be our biggest ever advance — or the biggest threat? The real danger of AI lies not in sudden apocalypse, but in the gradual degradation and disappearance of what make human experience and existence meaningful.
FILED UNDER: Editorial & Opinion, Entries, Ethics, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Robotics
Given the current lack of regulation, there is nothing in principle to stop unscrupulous organizations from deploying surreptitious robotic olfaction.
- May 8 - May 10
The assumption has been that consumers will jump at hype. Yet here at the end of 2018, it can be argued that the venality of tech giants has deflated the very hype cycle upon which those companies depend.