Re: ethics

From: Robin Lee Powell (
Date: Fri May 14 2004 - 12:04:32 MDT

On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 01:28:36PM -0400, Tim Duyzer wrote:
> The three laws of robotics are theoretical science first and plot
> elements second. Of course, it will likely be incredibly difficult to
> build such laws into an artificial intelligence, but that doesn't make
> them any less valid.

That's *not* why they are invalid.

*This* is why they are invalid:

> I would be interested in seeing alternatives to Asimov's 'robot
> morality', though. If you know of a different set of effective laws
> that would protect both human and robot interests, I'd like to see
> them.

Well, there's for one...


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