Law Robots

Some articles on robots, laws:

Isaac Asimov's Inferno - Plot Summary
... This series deals with a new type of robots who do not have the Three Laws of Robotics ... The Three Laws are integral to the functioning of a positronic brain, but these robots have gravitonic brains, into which it is possible to build any set of laws ... For example, some gravitonic robots have already been built with the New Laws of Robotics which are designed to make them partners rather than slaves to humanity - in theory ...

Famous quotes containing the words robots and/or law:

    The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that men may become robots. True enough, robots do not rebel. But given man’s nature, robots cannot live and remain sane, they become “Golems,” they will destroy their world and themselves because they cannot stand any longer the boredom of a meaningless life.
    Erich Fromm (1900–1980)

    I sat on cushioned otter-skin:
    My word was law from Ith to Emain,
    And shook at Invar Amargin
    The hearts of the world-troubling seamen,
    And drove tumult and war away....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)