We talked to Aimee van Wynsberghe about responsible robotics: why it's important to include ethicists in design teams from the very start.
Nedbank has encountered many unexpected technical glitches since launching SA's first humanoid robot, Pepper, in March.
Nedbank sees the humanoid robot as a digital ambassador that will showcase its latest technologies for clients.
Pepper, Nedbank's fully programmable humanoid robot, will attend Meeting of Minds: ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018, on 1 August.
The Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa (MIIA) is a non-profit organisation that aims to help transform Africa by being an innovative community and accelerator to help address Africa's problems and unlocking its potential through machine intelligence, data science, and Internet of things technologies. MIIA's membership has been growing at a significant rate over the last few months (1 800+ as of February 2018).
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The Foundation for Responsible Robotics (FRR) is a non-profit established in the Netherlands in 2015. It is the largest organization bringing together International leading thinkers in robotics, AI, robot ethics, robo-philosophy, human-robot interaction and more. Our Executive Advisory board has esteemed thought leaders from around the globe. Working from its office in The Hague the FRR is dedicated to ensuring the ethical design, development, use, implementation, and regulation of robots in society. We strive to achieve this goal through public-private partnerships, authoring consultation documents for educating the public and policy-makers, and events to bring robotics stakeholders together to reflect on societal issues in robotics.
See responsiblerobotics.org for details.
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