Sunday, August 31, 2014

Robots of the Future May Be Mercy Killersi

Ever had or come upon an animal that was so bad off that you just knew it would be humane to put it out of its' misery,  a mercy killing.  I could never bring myself to do the deed though.    That's when a robot, expert in such things would have been welcome.

Engineer and CEO of Poikos: Nell Watson, worries that the artificial intelligence of the near-future might decide to become just such a benevolent euthanizer. One that would end the suffering of lower animals.  Of course Mz. Watson fears that mankind itself would be judged to be a suffering lower life form. 

Read the rest of the article as well as the talk that CEO Watson gave at "The Gathering" conference HERE

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