There’s A Good Reason Why You Should Be Paranoid About AI and Robots
Be afraid. Be very afraid. Artificial Intelligence is the dominant theme at this year’s sprawling RISE tech conference at the city’s harbourfront convention centre, but the live robot exchange took the AI debate to another level.
Handsome male humanoid Han, dressed in a pinstripe suit jacket, and his elegant sister Sophia, modeled on Audrey Hepburn, chatted onstage about life in the universe and everything, from their love of science fiction to their bewilderment at “silly” reality shows.
While chief scientist Ben Goertzel of Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics, which invented the machines, sang their praises, the robots seemed more skeptical of their human peers. When Goertzel asked the duo whether robots could really be moral and ethical, Han countered: “Humans are not necessarily the most ethical creatures”.
Sex With AI Robots Cause the Thought Police Moral and Legal Dilemmas
But advancements in technology bring with them their own serious issues surrounding morals and the legal status of such sex robots.
Ethics expert Professor Robin MacKenzie of Kent Law School said: “Sex, law and ethics will never be the same. “Sooner than we think, technologists will create sentient, self-aware sexbots, capable of emotional/sexual intimacy. “Under existing legal and ethical standards, sex between consenting adult humans is permissible, as is sex between humans and things.