The Role of Work – What Is It? The role of work is at the heart of many societal norms, take the so-called “protestant work ethic”. The current strikes in France, inspired by the fuel tanker driver strike, will have many of a “work ethic” mindset secretly envious but openly tut-tutting. https://www.thelocal.fr/20160526/french-fuel-crisis-4600-petrol-stations-run-dry China, despite its… Continue reading Robots and Fuel Strikes – What Are People Supposed to Do?
Introduction Professor Noel Sharkey from Sheffield, better known as one of the judges on the BBCTV show “Robot Wars” knows a thing or two about robots and artificial intelligence. He’s made a plea for more debate about the use of robot planes in warfare. (see link) He’s said, “An international debate is needed on the… Continue reading Murderous Robot Wars