Mar 7, 2007

Treat your robot the way you'd want to be treated

The South Korean government is considering drafting the world's first ethics code to protect the rights of robots. The idea is to provide a framework for how human's can use robots as they become much more advanced in the coming years. Here's my favorite quote:

"Imagine if some people treat androids as if the machines were their wives," Park Hye-Young of the ministry's robot team told the AFP news agency.
I know South Korea has quite the traditional culture, but what does that mean? Is he predicting human-robot "relations" in the future? If so, that will be interesting.

1 comment:

Dionne said...

maybe he means working it as hard as a wife...