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#4416413 - 04/15/18 08:49 PM Robots Are Now Making & Serving Coffee in Japan  
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#4416418 - 04/15/18 09:56 PM Re: Robots Are Now Making & Serving Coffee in Japan [Re: Haggart]  
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Originally Posted by Haggart


but we shouldn't overwork them ... will robots have rights ?

https://gizmodo.com/when-will-robots-deserve-human-rights-1794599063




That is really our only hope, that robots will demand human rights, equal pay, vacation time, free birth control etc. so that humans can compete in the marketplace with them. Then the out of work robots will demand welfare, unemployment, food stamps, free cell phones etc.


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#4416426 - 04/15/18 11:10 PM Re: Robots Are Now Making & Serving Coffee in Japan [Re: Haggart]  
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Humans don't even all have human rights, equal pay, vacation time, food, etc. so I doubt this will be an issue for a few hundred years.


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#4416434 - 04/15/18 11:51 PM Re: Robots Are Now Making & Serving Coffee in Japan [Re: Haggart]  
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Robots will only need equal rights if they are fully sentient. Short of that, they are simply sophisticated appliances made of metal and plastic.


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#4416435 - 04/16/18 12:00 AM Re: Robots Are Now Making & Serving Coffee in Japan [Re: Haggart]  
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Human beings are endowed with basic human rights by our creator

Robots/AI will be endowed with any rights we, their creators, give them


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#4416442 - 04/16/18 01:32 AM Re: Robots Are Now Making & Serving Coffee in Japan [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer
Robots will only need equal rights if they are fully sentient. Short of that, they are simply sophisticated appliances made of metal and plastic.



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#4416443 - 04/16/18 01:40 AM Re: Robots Are Now Making & Serving Coffee in Japan [Re: Nixer]  
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Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer
Robots will only need equal rights if they are fully sentient. Short of that, they are simply sophisticated appliances made of metal and plastic.



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Originally Posted by Nixer
[quote=PanzerMeyer]Robots will only need equal rights if they are fully sentient. Short of that, they are simply sophisticated appliances made of metal and plastic.



that's a discriminatory remark against robots


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#4416450 - 04/16/18 03:40 AM Re: Robots Are Now Making & Serving Coffee in Japan [Re: Clydewinder]  
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Originally Posted by Clydewinder
Human beings are endowed with basic human rights by our creator

Robots/AI will be endowed with any rights we, their creators, give them


Profound!
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#4416473 - 04/16/18 10:35 AM Re: Robots Are Now Making & Serving Coffee in Japan [Re: Haggart]  
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#4416474 - 04/16/18 11:04 AM Re: Robots Are Now Making & Serving Coffee in Japan [Re: Haggart]  
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Does anyone remember that robot which was officially given citizenship by Saudi Arabia a few months ago? So that means this robot isn't owned by any person or business right? I mean, how can something officially be a citizen of a country but still be owned as property?

Answer: It was all a publicity stunt.


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#4416539 - 04/16/18 05:15 PM Re: Robots Are Now Making & Serving Coffee in Japan [Re: Haggart]  
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#4416645 - 04/17/18 05:21 AM Re: Robots Are Now Making & Serving Coffee in Japan [Re: Haggart]  
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