I was lucky to speak again with Wendell Wallach. He is a consultant, lecturer and scholar at Yale University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics. For the past seven years he has chaired the Center’s working research group on Technology and Ethics. Mr. Wallach’s research focuses upon the ethical, societal and public policy challenges posed by emerging technologies (intelligent systems and robotics, neuroscience, nanotechnology, genomics, synthetic biology, and regenerative medicine). He co-authored (with Colin Allen) Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right From Wrong (Oxford University Press, 2009).
The interview is mainly about how to define guidelines for the usage of robotoc weaponary.
At the end Wendell is asking NATO some precise questions …
Sorry for the poor sound quality, we did the entire thing voa SKYPE, not using any headsets.
But I think it’s manageable if you don’t run it on high volume