The robot once 'joked' to her owner that she wanted to destroy humanity.
Imagine how society initially reacted to the introduction of the motor car, or the TV set. These things are now fully, and warmly, embraced like a family member and regarded as the social norm.....but what about the impact of technology on human emotions?
In their quest to take over the world and replace human beings, robots were missing one always crucial element - the ability
Last week, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn announced his latest plans to implement a "Robot Tax" in a bold effort to face the "challenge" of automation. This proposed tax is part of his larger plan to "urgently manage" the evolution of robotics and technology for the sake of society.
No matter whether you’re an organised-do-it-all-in-one-sitting ironer, or a last-minute-how-are-there-no-clothes-to-wear
These questions are fast becoming critical for today's business leaders because the need to understand the implications of AI will dictate what changes to how a business and its people operate in anticipation of that are needed today. In every case, however, the answer is the same: educate yourself.
"Because they did not understand the technology and did not have to pay for it, they treated the doll like barbarians."
The reality of the situation is that society is not yet comfortable with embracing the technology we have watched destroy or take over the world in films time after time. But it is now becoming increasingly obvious that our negative perception is standing in the way of the potential for positive digital transformation and is an issue technology companies must address, if we are to embrace emerging technology.