Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday March 11, 2016

American Law Needs A Reboot When It Comes To Robots

Ryan Calo, a legal scholar from the University of Washington School of Law, seems to think we need to update laws concerning robots. I agree. The law should simply be "kill them before they kill us all." big grin

Nearly 60 years of American case law indicate that while robot technology has been developing by leaps and bounds, the courts’ concept of robots is confused and largely stuck in the past. If we are to depend on our legal systems for clarity آ— especially as new technologies take us into uncharted territory آ— the courts will need partner closely with technology experts to develop a more nuanced understanding of robotics. Legal scholar Ryan Calo shows us the way.