FRR in the Media

Robin Murphy on Drones for Disaster Relief

From the International Business Times: IoT, Drones And AI: How Technology Can Help In Disaster Situations Another technology that helps in disaster situations is drone technology. According to Dr. Robin Murphy, IEEE fellow and professor of computer science and...

Peter Asaro in the CBC

Making smart machines ethical: Montreal forum seeks to lead conversation on responsible AI in the CBC (Canada). "It's hard to say who is responsible. As a casual user you have no idea how these things are built," said Peter Asaro, an assistant professor at The New...

Robot Ethics 2.0 is out!

Edited by executive board member Patrick Lin has been released by Oxford University Press. The full title is: Robot Ethics 2.0: From Autonomous Cars to Artificial Intelligence. Get it...

FRR in Newsweek

PEOPLE WANT TO HAVE SEX WITH ROBOTS AND ROBOTIC COMPANIES WANT TO HELP Would people have sex with a robot? What kind of relationship can we have with a robot? Will robot sex workers and bordellos be acceptable? Could robots help with sexual healing and therapy? Would...

Noel quoted in The Telegraph

AI implants will allow us to control our homes with our thoughts within 20 years, government report claims ...In separate evidence to the committee, Noel Sharkey, Emeritus Professor of AI and Robotics, University of Sheffield, who is now director at the Foundation for...

Missy Cummings looks to Deter Unwanted Drones

Deterring drones from ballparks and botanical gardens from phys.org. ...with a new $750,000, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation in hand, Duke Engineering professor Mary "Missy" Cummings is looking to develop passive, inexpensive solutions for...

CNN: Kate Darling on Blade Runner

Why 'Blade Runner' is more relevant today than it was 35 years ago So while the technological morality explored in the orignal "Blade Runner" may have been slightly ahead of its time, Darling believes that theme is now right on time. "Is it right to create something...

Aimee Quoted in BBC News

100 Women: Who's going to lose out from automation? "You get them [girls] interested in the power of technology. It's inspiring," says Aimee van Wynsberghe...

FRR Sex Robot Report featured in the Guardian

Sex robots promise 'revolutionary' service but also risks, says study The authors behind the Foundation for Responsible Robotics’ (FRR) report, published on Wednesday, believe they could herald a “revolution” in sex, helping people who would otherwise find it hard to...

Article by Shannon Vallor in the Atlantic

Lessons From Isaac Asimov's Multivac in the Atlantic. Technology’s threat to democracy is not, at its root, that of poorly designed systems (though certainly design improvements can be made). The real threat is when technical progress is relied upon as a substitute...

New Book by Exec Board Member Daniel Suarez

Change Agent, a new book by executive board member Daniel Suarez has been published. By it here. Description from the publisher New York Times bestselling author Daniel Suarez delivers an exhilarating sci-fi thriller exploring a potential future where CRISPR genetic...