Artificial Companions

author: Yorick Willks, Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Sheffield
published: Feb. 25, 2007,   recorded: June 2004,   views: 3420
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What will an artificial Companion be like? Who will need them and how much good or harm will they do? Will they change our lives and social habits in the radical way technologies have in the past: just think of trains, phones and television? Will they force changes in the law so that things that are not people will be liable for damages; up till now, it is the case that if a machine goes wrong, it is always the maker or the programmer, or their company, which is at fault.

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