Robotic technology / Louise Gerdes, book editor.Material type: TextSeries: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)Publisher: Farmington Hills : Greenhaven Press, 2014Description: 198 pages ; 24 cmContent type:
- 9780737763386 (hardback)
- 0737763388 (hardback)
- 9780737763393 (paperback)
- 0737763396 (paperback)
- 629.8/92 23
- TJ211.2 .R63 2014
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Is robotic technology beneficial? Autonomous robotic technology could pose a serious threat to humanity / Wendell Wallach and Colin Allen ; Robots cannot duplicate all human skills / Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee ; Robotics increasingly threatens the jobs of human workers / Farhad Manjoo ; Dr. Robot: what medical robots lack in bedside manner, they make up for in providing safer, more accurate surgery and faster diagnosis of disease / Ben Hargreaves ; Robot nurses cannot replace human nurses / Rebecca Hendren ; Humans are more productive than robots for space exploration / Ian A. Crawford ; Robots are as effective as humans for space exploration / Chad Orzel -- What role should robotic technology play in war? Robotic technology is a critical component of twenty-first-century warfare / Joseph W. Dyer ; Unmanned aerial vehicles effectively fight terrorism / Charles G. Kels ; Unmanned aerial vehicles alone are inadequate to fight terrorism / Paul Sullivan ; International laws governing autonomous military robots are necessary / Noel Sharkey ; Ethical robots in warfare / Ronald C. Arkin ; The US military remains reluctant to accept autonomous robot soldiers / Stew Magnuson -- What ethical, legal, and moral issues relate to robotic technology? Artificial intelligence will exceed human intelligence / Luke Muehlhauser ; The singularity isn't near / Paul G. Allen and Mark Greaves ; Sex with robots is likely / David Levy ; Sex with robots will have devastating social consequences / Rich Deem ; Engineering morality into robots will be necessary / Colin Allen ; Policy use of unmanned aircraft raises privacy concerns / Gene Healy ; The great drone panic / Rich Lowry.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Opposing Viewpoints: Robotic Technology: This title addresses various issues related to robotic technology, centered around the questions of Is Robotic Technology Beneficial?, What Role Should Robotic Technology Play in War?, and What Are the Ethical, Legal and Moral Considerations Surrounding Robotic Technology?"-- Provided by publisher.
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