Paolo Bacigalupi Uses Fiction and Law to Debate Whether Robots Are Capable of Murder

Month: April 2016

Paolo Bacigalupi Uses Fiction and Law to Debate Whether Robots Are Capable of Murder

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Putting the science in fiction

Law prof ponders: If a highly advanced robot kills, is it murder or product liability?

Read This Slick Sci-Fi Noir Short Featuring Popular Science

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Future Tense Fiction: “Mika Model,” by Paolo Bacigalupi

“The girl, the robot … this thing—I’d seen her before, all right. I’d seen her in technology news stories about advanced learning node networks…”

Futurist Brian David Johnson on The Gist Podcast

Listen to our Futurist in Residence Brian David Johnson on The Gist podcast with the inimitable Mike Pesca!

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Furman students author stories about the future and sustainability

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Science Fiction Prototyping: Afrofuturism

Frank Armitage Was Here

Michael G Bennett

Justice Scalia: Minor Philosopher of Technology

Michael G Bennett

Cylon Folk Wisdom

Corey S. Pressman