Filippo Santoni de Sio on about social robots

News - 18 September 2020 - Webredactie

When are robots good for us? And how can they be bad for us? 'When people have the ability to choose freely, and choose to spend time with robots instead of people, that’s a legitimate choice. But the choice has to be authentically free — not just the result of market forces (like tech companies pushing us to adopt addictively entertaining robots) or other economic and social pressures', says Filippo Santoni de Sio, a tech ethics professor at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.