From Wired: The robots are coming. And really, in some ways, they’re already here. If you’ve ever tripped over a robot vacuum, you’ve actually waded into the fascinating frontier that […]
From Science Robotics: The regulatory, ethical, and legal barriers imposed on medical robots necessitate careful consideration of different levels of autonomy, as well as the context for use. http://robotics.sciencemag.org/content/2/4/eaam8638
TED talk by Grady Booch (via ieet.org): New tech spawns new anxieties, says scientist and philosopher Grady Booch, but we don’t need to be afraid an all-powerful, unfeeling AI. http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/Booch20170225#When:08:53:00Z
On this topic, see also our collection of resources here. From Newatlas.com: The European Parliament has voted on a resolution to regulate the development of artificial intelligence and robotics across […]
Here is some reporting on a recent EU proposal regarding the legal status of robots: BBC: MEPs vote on robots’ legal status – and if a kill switch is required: […]
The New York Times: How self-driving cars work. An easy-to-understand, non-technical overview of recent developments.
The Society of Automotive Engineers has published a PDF file “Automated driving. Levels of driving autonation are defined in new SAE international standard J3016.”