There Has Never Been a Moment Like This: Driverless Vehicles Recognized by US

Driverless vehicles have the ability to literally change the world by making driving safer, more energy efficient, more accessible, and to eliminate congestion and gridlock. The government today made an important first step in truly making this possible.

“Today is an important moment at the Department of Transportation,” announced Anthony Foxx, US Secretary of Transportation.

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Thou shalt not kill: Official guidelines to keep humans safe from robots are published by standards authority | Daily Mail Online

The science fiction author Isaac Asimov first proposed the ‘Three Laws of Robotics’ in a short story published in 1942 as a way of ensuring the machines would not rise up to overthrow humanity.

But with robots now starting to appear in people’s homes and artificial intelligence developing, a group of experts have drawn up a new list of rules to protect humanity from their creations.

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Europe: Robots Are People Too

Technology gets more and more advanced every day. Smartphones are faster, apps are more developed, and artificial intelligence is learning more efficiently than ever before. The gadgets, gizmos, and robots in our lives are beginning to evolve faster than we can regulate them.

Now a European Parliament motion looks to keep robots in check in a strange way: they want to classify robots as “electronic persons.”

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