Otto Dix and the robot soldiers

Otto Dix and the robot soldiers

The paintings of Otto Dix are an imperishable reminder that the best bulwark against becoming "machine men, with machine minds and machine hearts’ – in Chaplin’s phrase – is not thinking like a machine. Otto Dix, Assault Troops Advance under Gas (Sturmtruppe geht unter Gas vor). 1924. Tate Liverpool. […]

Should robots have ‘rights’?

Should robots have ‘rights’?

Artificial intelligence has been driving growth in robotics and automation. However, AI is not a new concept. It was actually invented over 70 years ago by computer scientists such as Alan Turing and John McCarthy.

The increasing growth of AI is underpinned by unlimited access to computer power and big […]