…Before we create an AI with humanlike sophistication deserving humanlike ethical consideration, we will very likely create an AI with less-than-human sophistication, deserving some less-than-human ethical consideration

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Thomas R. Insel lauds a call for artificial intelligence to give doctors back the freedom to focus on their patients

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There’s just something about craft store cuteness that doesn’t suggest the coming war against AI

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Under the direction of Rebecca Wilbanks, a postdoctoral fellow in the Berman Institute and the Dept of the History of Medicine, students have been immersing themselves in bioethics and applying what they learn to their understanding of technology, with an emphasis on robotics and reproductive technology in particular

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Maybe more than you think. In an effort to improve robotic swarming algorithms, an interdisciplinary team of scientists will study how the brain allows an animal to navigate and change its route while moving

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The old boundaries of the human self are being blurred by technology. The risks are real, but the potential is astounding

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Will thinking bots like the ones on HBO’s hit series ever be a thing?

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Artificial intelligence can turn the most dangerous industrial robots into helpful coworkers, and that could transform manufacturing. A new breed of collaborative industrial robot could transform manufacturing by blurring the line between human and machine capabilities

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