By: Daniel Glaser | Teaching morality to robots | Daniel Glaser | Neuroscience | The Guardian
As with children, ethical input with robots needs to come before, not after, developing other skills, says Daniel Glaser
Every week comes a new warning that robots are taking over our jobs. People have become troubled by the question of how robots will learn ethics, if they do take over our work and our planet.
As early on as the 1960s Isaac Asimov came up with the ‘Three Laws of Robotics’ outlining moral rules they should abide by. More recently there has been official guidance from the British Standards Institute advising designers how to create ethical robots, which is meant to avoid them taking over the world.