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Robotics

TagLast edit: 16 Sep 2021 15:27 UTC by plex

Robotics is the field dealing with robots. There are various hopes and concerns around this topic, including mass unemployment caused by automation and autonomous weapons.

Out­ward Change Drives In­ward Change

cousin_it15 May 2009 12:45 UTC
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Sel­ling Nonapples

Eliezer Yudkowsky13 Nov 2008 20:10 UTC
50 points
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Robotics and AI en­abling au­tonomous defense.Tech­nol­ogy Fore­sight re­search program

morganism13 Jan 2017 19:15 UTC
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(envisioning.io)

The Robots, AI, and Unem­ploy­ment Anti-FAQ

Eliezer Yudkowsky25 Jul 2013 18:46 UTC
81 points
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The Blue-Min­i­miz­ing Robot

Scott Alexander4 Jul 2011 22:26 UTC
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A rant against robots

Lê Nguyên Hoang14 Jan 2020 22:03 UTC
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Elon Musk is wrong: Rob­o­taxis are stupid. We need stan­dard­ized rented au­tonomous tugs to move cus­tomized owned un­pow­ered wag­ons.

chaosmage4 Nov 2019 14:04 UTC
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Yale Creates First Self-Aware Robot?

JQuinton28 Sep 2012 17:43 UTC
3 points
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Link: Open-source pro­grammable, 3D print­able robot for any­one to ex­per­i­ment with

polymathwannabe29 Oct 2014 14:21 UTC
4 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

MIT is work­ing on in­dus­trial robots that (at­tempt to) learn what hu­mans want from them [link]

Dr_Manhattan13 Jun 2012 15:42 UTC
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Link: In­dus­trial stan­dards will deal with robot ethics

polymathwannabe6 Oct 2014 23:13 UTC
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The Case against Killer Robots (link)

D_Alex20 Nov 2012 7:47 UTC
12 points
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Near-Term Risk: Killer Robots a Threat to Free­dom and Democracy

Epiphany14 Jun 2013 6:28 UTC
15 points
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A Roadmap to a Post-Scarcity Economy

Lorenzo Rex30 Oct 2021 9:04 UTC
3 points
3 comments1 min readLW link
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