I’ve seen today that a Japanese scientist named Hiroshi Ishiguro has created a robot which is exactly like him. It talks; answers questions; it even frowns! This made me start thinking about how technology is progressing so quickly nowadays.
On the one hand, until now society in general has ignored many dilemmas and problems that robotic technology brings up. But these dilemmas are becoming real. Will robots substitute humans? Will robots be able to speak and feel like we do? Will they fall in love?
On the other hand, robots could do the housework, work as shop-assistants, or maybe even drive on trains and buses. Wouldn’t that be nice? What do you think?
Have a look at this video if you want to learn more about it: