With every new innovation in the artificial intelligence space, it becomes even more tempting to imagine a near future filled with humanoid robots ready and willing to accomplish any task. After all, that’s what we’ve been promised by sci-fi movies and books for years.
But once our future artificially intelligent robot
overlords assistants are ingrained in society and inevitably tangled up in the stickier aspects of the human experience, what legal rights are they due, if any?
It’s a central question at speculative panels for futurists — but a proposal approved by the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs committee today will actually bring the debate to legislative bodies, according to CNN. Read more…