Digital Analogues

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Digital Analogues

Matt Scherer

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

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

Illustration of a woman with long hair, pronounced eyebrows, and full lips, against a red background.

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…”