It's time to make a Luddite turn: we're confronted with neo-Tayloristic vampire robots

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    Abstract

    The robot rights scholarly debate has outpaced debates concerning pressing societal issues related to the repressive robotic enslavement of humans. Clearly, the robot rights debate can co-exist with critical political discussions in robophilosophy. However, in academia, we do not reside in an isolated philosophical bubble. Our voices are echoed in the society’s debates on AI and robots. Here, the public opinion and policy making is poorly informed and shaped by techno-optimistic and, often, false and overconfident predictions about the capabilities of AI and robots. Therefore, we should be cautious when insisting on continuously advancing the robot rights debate. Explorations of this exotic topic attracts media attention and intensifies common sci-fi myths and misperceptions tied to the public debate on AI and robots. Consequently, we should cease discussing whether robots ought to be included in the moral circle. We have more pressing, but less media catchy issues to discuss as robots increasingly enslave humans. Consequently, it is time to face the challenges of neo-tayloristic robot tyranny. It is time to replace the relational turn of the robot ethics debate with a Luddite turn.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    TitelSocial robots in social institutions : Proceedings of Robophilosophy 2022
    RedaktørerRaul Hakli, Pekka Mäkelä, Johanna Seibt
    UdgivelsesstedAmsterdam
    ForlagIOS Press
    Publikationsdatojan. 2023
    Sider595-602
    ISBN (Trykt)978-1-64368-374-4
    ISBN (Elektronisk)978-1-64368-375-1
    DOI
    StatusUdgivet - jan. 2023
    BegivenhedRobophilosophy 2022: Social robots in social institutions - University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Varighed: 16. aug. 202219. aug. 2022
    https://cas.au.dk/en/robophilosophy/conferences/rpc2022

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    KonferenceRobophilosophy 2022
    LokationUniversity of Helsinki
    Land/OmrådeFinland
    ByHelsinki
    Periode16/08/202219/08/2022
    Internetadresse
    NavnFrontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications
    Vol/bind366
    ISSN0922-6389

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