Artwork by Katina Michael.

December 2016

Unintended Consequences of Technology

Vol. 35, No. 4

How will the increasing penetration of artificial intelligence technologies affect our lives? Unintended and/or unanticipated consequences of these technologies and can have positive, negative, or even perverse impacts.

COVER: Random strangers encountered on the Sapphire Coast of Australia were asked: “What are the unintended consequences of technology?” Some of their responses appear here.

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Calls for Papers
We Robot 2017
President’s Message
Listening to Our Technologies
Greg Adamson  
Are Technologies Innocent? Part V
Michael Arnold and Christopher Pearce
* Refereed Article
Mediating the Body
Rebecca Ricks  
Love, Philosophy, and Processors: Interview with a Robot
Ramona Pringle
* Refereed Article
Crossing the Evolutionary Gap
Joe Carvalko  
Last Word
Half-Life: Decay, Discernment and Human Agency
Christine Perakslis  


World Building and the Future of Media
Laura Cechanowicz, Brian Cantrell, and Alex McDowell
* Refereed Article
Technologies of Taste
Johanna Blakley
* Refereed Article
The Life and Contributions of Countess Ada Lovelace
Imogen R. Coe and Alexander Ferworn
* Refereed Article
How to Avoid a Robotic Apocalypse
Christopher DiCarlo
* Refereed Article
Future Relations between Humans and Artificial Intelligence
Arisa Ema, Naonori Akiya, Hirotaka Osawa, Hiromitsu Hattori, Shinya Oie, Ryutaro Ichise, Nobutsuga Kanzaki, Minao Kukita, Reina Saijo, Otani Takushi, Naoki Miyano, and Yoshimi Yashiro
* Refereed Article
Embedded Software Under the Courtroom Microscope
David M. Cummings
* Refereed Article

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