Ethical Robotics

November 2, 2018

Beginning to Program Asimov’s First Law. Roboticists at the Applied Physics Laboratory teamed up with ethicists from the Berman Institute to start the work of creating robots that can behave with an ethical code.

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A new batch of projects launched this month reflects a broadened scope, with topics ranging from self-driving cars and animal welfare in agriculture to refugee policies under the Trump administration

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The complicated debate over paying for body parts is just one of the societal dilemmas Hopkins scholars are tackling, thanks to philanthropically supported Exploration of Practical Ethics grants

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Watch now (video). Diverse and innovative projects led by investigators from across the Johns Hopkins University explore contemporary ethical issues, from climate change to social justice.

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Mario Macis answers our questions about the behavioral and neuroscientific experimental study, at the intersection of ethics, economics and neuroscience, he is undertaking with Vikram Chib, and Jeffrey Kahn

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Q&A: Composer, Prof. Judah Adashi grapples with the ethical responsibility of artists within their sociopolitical context, and the ethics of solitary confinement and mass incarceration of African Americans

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Q&A with the leaders of this project that explores the ethical issues that arise out of the historical legacies of racial and class inequalities, both within the university and between the university and community

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Our JHU Exploration of Practical Ethics Q&A series continues with Jessica Fanzo discussing her project which takes on mitigating conflict amongst water and food resource constrained populations in Northern Kenya

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