In this edition of Law of Robotics and Other Cool Things, I discuss some of the social and psychological barriers that society will have to overcome in order to make autonomous taxis a daily part of their reality. Issues of consumer choice, safety and privacy are explored, as well as the insights provided by interviewees. Enjoy!
Please enjoy this podcast that discusses any negligence, recklessness or moral responsibility that may result from a decision to activate a semi-autonomous weapon during the course of duty. The podcast includes insightful interviews of various law enforcement experts that reveal considerations not likely known to the general public. Enjoy.
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Telepresence Robots in the Workplace – Bringing Your Work to a Home Near You!
Welcome to this week’s episode on telepresence robots in the workplace. The telerobot allows the employee the ability to interact with their peers in a more natural way and allows for participation in both scheduled and spontaneous meetings that arise in a dynamic work environment. In exchange for this embodied participation in the workplace, is the employee relinquishing important privacy values? Tune in below to find out the answer!
TECH LAW TALK EPISODE 99: People deceive and humans are poor lie detectors!
In this episode you will be introduced to avatar kiosks! This episode includes a discussion of how this technology works and a re-enactment of an interaction with an avatar kiosk. In addition, this podcast addresses whether the design of avatar kiosks infringes our section 7 constitutional protections against self-incrimination. Finally, we will find out how the public feels about avatar kiosks at the border. Hope you enjoy listening!
Robotic medical devices are here. And for Dick Cheney, they made him face the ultimate choice. Are we to leave technology to run its course unhindered, for the humans to be taken out of the equation – for Dick to no longer play a role in the decisions concerning his heart? Or is there still a need for the human element?