This SSIT Guest Lecture was presented by Prof Clinton Andrews, Rutgers University / President of IEEE SSIT (2021 – 2022)… Read More
Design and Deployment of K-12 STEM Program in Tunisia’ Public Primary Schools
By Miriam Cunningham on November 10th, 2022 in Robotics, Videos
This SSIT Guest Lecture was presented by Dr. Nizar Rokbani, Tunisia Section SIGHT at a Chapter Meeting organised by IEEE UK… Read More
Preparing to Design Robots for Social Contexts
By Clint Andrews on April 22nd, 2022 in Articles, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Editorial & Opinion, Ethics, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Robotics, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
Emerging social contexts add new requirements to the knowledge that successful roboticists need. Much of this additional knowledge comes from the social sciences and humanities.
Next Steps for Social Robotics in an Aging World
By Jordan Miller on November 11th, 2021 in Articles, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Health & Medical, Human Impacts, Leading Edge, Magazine Articles, Robotics, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
The technologies being investigated may hold a promising future for the elderly population, allowing people to continue to live inside their homes while aging.
Odorveillance and the Ethics of Robotic Olfaction
By Emily Stark on January 25th, 2019 in Editorial & Opinion, Ethics, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Robotics, Social Implications of Technology
Given the current lack of regulation, there is nothing in principle to stop unscrupulous organizations from deploying surreptitious robotic olfaction.
Ethics of Robotic Deception
By Ronald C. Arkin on October 9th, 2018 in Editorial & Opinion, Ethics, Magazine Articles, Robotics, Social Implications of Technology
The time of robotic deception is rapidly approaching. We are being bombarded regarding the inherent ethical dangers of the approaching robotics and AI revolution, but far less concern has been expressed about the potential for robots to deceive human beings.
Robots and SocioEthical Implications
By Katina Michael on March 7th, 2018 in Editorial & Opinion, Magazine Articles, Robotics, Societal Impact
Is it unreasonable for us to want more from the AI-inspired — something more than, for example, a robot that can get up off the ground, and recover from being hit with a club?
Robots Don’t Pray
By ieeessit on June 29th, 2017 in Editorial & Opinion, Magazine Articles, Robotics, Societal Impact
Historically, the evolution of research in the areas of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) has always been related, although with… Read More
Resistance Is Not Futile, nil desperandum
By ieeessit on June 29th, 2017 in Editorial & Opinion, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact
“Resistance is futile” is a catchphrase that has become synonymous with the adoption of new technologies . The idea was… Read More
Call for Papers – Robotics and Social Implications – Joint Special Issue
By terribookman on February 16th, 2017 in Social Implications of Technology
IEEE Technology and Society Magazine and IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine are pleased to announce a Joint Special Issue for March 2018. Due… Read More