Ethics of AI: how should we treat rational, sentient robots if they existed?

What moral rights would non-human persons have? Would it be morally permissible to try to thwart their emergence? Or would we have a duty to promote and foster their existence? Imagine a world where humans co-existed with beings who, like us, had minds, thoughts, feelings, self-conscious awareness, and the capacity to perform purposeful actions—but, unlike us, these beings had artificial mechanical bodies that could be switched on and off.Read Full Story

What rights will robots deserve?

What moral rights would non-human persons have? Would it be morally permissible to try to thwart their emergence? Or would we have a duty to promote and foster their existence? Imagine a world ...

Fri 14 Jun 19 from Fastcompany Tech

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