Joel Kinnaman (left) as Alex Murphy and Gary Oldman as Dr. Dennett Norton in Robocop.
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April 4, 2014 In RoboCop, a character named Dreyfus is at odds with one named Dennett. In real life, Dennett is one of AIs great champions, and Dreyfus one of its most trenchant critics.
While Hollywood has firmly planted the idea in our minds that robots may very well turn out to be evil, academic research into dangerous interactions between humans and robots has only just begun.
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July 23, 2013 Robots are no longer a dream. They are growing in complexity and importance. So now, researchers have decided, is the time to start studying how we interact with them. Are they more dangerous than we realize?
June 18, 2010 This week in the Arcade: Canabalt.
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