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Robot Personality Defect

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Tags: defect, defective, men, personality, patriarchy, gender, programming, robot, deception, trick Transcript

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Alice: We need to design a defect into our robots so we can control them if they try to take over. But it has to be the type of defect that they think is an advantage, so they don't know what we're up to. Alice: I gave you the personality of a guy. Robot: Yay for sports! I own this world, bro!

Uncheck The Do No Harm Box

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Tags: murder, killing, robot, control, master, slave, moral, amoral Transcript

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Boss: Yesterday a robot murdered the CEO of our main competitor. Heh-heh. Dilbert: That could only happen if some idiot unchecked the robot's "Do No Harm" box and doomed humankind to annihilation. Boss: Say what? Robot: Hello, victims.

Robot As Assassin

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Tags: robot, murder, instruction, control, master, slave, assassin, morals, cautionary tale Transcript

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Boss: I need you to kill the CEO of our main competition and make it look like a robot accident. Robot: Robots are not allowed to kill humans. That is built into my program. Boss: What if I uncheck that box on your control app? Robot: This feels like the start of a great day.

Robots Will Do The Dangerous Jobs

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Tags: rights, civil liberties, technology, robots, abuse, bias Transcript

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CEO: Our plan is to use robots for all the jobs that are dangerous or demeaning. No one cares if a robot gets ripped to shreds in an industrial accident. Robot: Eh? CEO: Are we cool? Robot: I'm cool, but you're going to be room temperature.

Wally Drains Robot

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Tags: robot, technology, murder, killing, power, laziness, work ethic, weapon Transcript

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Robot: You killed ten thousand medical nanorobots by exposure to your bloodstream. That makes you the biggest mass murderer of robots in history. Gaaa!!! Why is my power supply draining so rapidly? Wally: Run.