By María Amparo Grau Ruiz
Complutense University of Madrid
In this stage of hasty transition in which we live, in which more and more artefacts are used for mechanical and other relatively intelligent tasks, we must stop - if only for a few moments - to think about what we need (or want) robots and new forms of intelligence for in our everyday world. Of course, any cultural change presupposes, in the end, an ethical rethink, even if this is not made explicit on many occasions. At the present juncture, open public debate is indispensable. To live without ethics, at any time, ends up leading to lamentable situations. For that reason, all decisions to be taken in the immediate future, both individual and collective, must be inspired by...
Professor María Amparo Grau has published a paper in the magazine of the Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid were she exposes the importance of ethics related to the development of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.