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GeneralAzimov's Laws [modified] PinmemberChona11712-May-14 2:01 
Hi Guys thought i should start an interesting debate topic
 
My recent research into robotics has made me contemplate Azimov's laws and the possible loopholes in the laws
1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
2. A robot must obey the orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
3. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law
 
Well lets say we can put the exact comprehension of such law's in the required 1's and 0's
 
and also forgetting the massive loophole exposed in i-robot where we basically get owned by the first law.
 
How else could a robot willingly harm a human while obeying the laws.
 
Well how about creating its own robot army and then willingly walking away before the dangerous robot army becomes alive (well the inaction phrase basically covers this)
 
How about the ability for a robot to change its own base code , that will erase these directives. (would that be a violation of any of these rules)
 
Edit -
Now I know the guy wrote these years ago and he could not have possibly have contemplated robotics in its current state and sophistication.
This is merely a debate topic for (find the loophole or try to perfect it) its not like I am going to send his relatives a bill for a robot rampage, it goes without saying but apparently I have to say it
Chona1171
Web Developer (C#), Silverlight


modified 2-May-14 8:45am.

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