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Limits, and one big side effect, of granting personhood status to "robots"

Let’s play conspiracy theories for a moment: what is the REAL reason why the European Parliament is proposing to treat robots as human beings? Even better: WHICH robots should benefit of such a recognition? WHAT is a robot, anyway?

The Blackrock letter, in one sentence...

The founder of a huge investment fund just made a very important announcement, and my instintive reaction was…

What almost nobody is telling you about the ApplevsFBI case

What almost nobody is telling you about the ApplevsFBI case /img/applevsfbi.jpg
Screenshot source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKggZezZf2M

FBI says that Apple must help them, because nobody else can do it, to unlock the iPhone used by San Bernardino shooter. The complete story is quite more complex than this one-sentence summary, but there is **one part of it that, as far as I can see has received almost zero *attention so far ():