Tag Archives: Robots

Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk and the Feud Over Killer Robots

As the tech moguls disagree over the risks presented by something that doesn’t exist yet, all of Silicon Valley is learning about unintended consequences of A.I. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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Sex With Robots May Not Be Healthy, No Evidence For Speculated Benefits

Can sex robots help human beings solve the loneliness epidemic and reduce sex crimes? According to British researchers who searched and reviewed literature on the subject, there is no evidence to suggest that robots can provide social benefits and healthy … Continue reading

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Uber, China, and Robots

Cynthia Estlund, What Should We Do After Work? Automation and Employment Law, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-28, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 17-26 (Jan. 5, 2018), available at SSRN. Charlotte S. Alexander Reams … Continue reading

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Robots behaving badly: legal responsibility in the age of artificial intelligence

This is the text for my presentation at re:publica 18. The slides can be found here. I have presented at re:publica for the last couple of years, and usually I try to do so with a work in progress paper … Continue reading

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OT2017 #16: “Robots in Ireland”

The February sitting is over, but the argument recaps are just beginning. We welcome back Nina Totenberg to talk about four big cases from the past two weeks: Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31; Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky; United States v. Microsoft … Continue reading

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