There have been a number of good articles on artificial intelligence and robotics within the past week.
- Gary Marcus (@GaryMarcus) on Moral Machines in the New Yorker. Marcus considers the current inability of robots to make moral decisions. Can a well-designed system, eliminate moral trade-offs? Or must robots be designed with ethical subroutines?
- Simon de la Rouviere (@simondlr) has a thoughtful post on the intersecting advancements in robotic and electric vehicles.
- Phil Patton covers Futuristic Highway Drones at LA Auto Show Design Challenge, where several teams prototyped ideas for autonomous police vehicles.
- John Markoff (@Markoff) on Deep Learning in the New York Times.