Longread: It’s not about technology, it’s about us!
Will robots take over work from us or enrich it? What do we want the robot society to look like? The new longread considers various scenarios for the future that show there’s more than just the nightmare and the ideal.
It’s not about technology, it’s about us!
Will robots take over work from us or enrich it? What do we want the robot society to look like? This article considers various scenarios for the future that show there’s more than just the nightmare and the ideal.
New book: Just Ordinary Robots - Automation from Love to War
What are the odds for a care robot? Will military drones kill people idependently? And are prostitutes being replaced by sex robots? Rinie van Est (Rathenau Instituut) en Lambèr Royakkers (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven) wrote about these topics in the book: ‘Just Ordinary robots: Automation from Love to War’ (CRC Press, 352 pagina's, €70).
Out now: fully translated report ‘Working on the robot society’
The labour market will be increasingly influenced by robots. We are facing a technological revolution and must ask ourselves how we as a society will deal with this.
Robots which care for you, robots which fight for you. Until now, robots have been machines which do the work that we humans find too tedious, too strenuous or too dangerous .
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