Instead of asking, “are robots becoming more human?” we need to ask “are humans becoming more robotic?”
Author: Olivia Goldhill
Excerpt: For more than 65 years, computer scientists have studied whether robots’ behavior could become indistinguishable from human intelligence. But while we’ve focused on machines, have we ignored changes to our own capabilities? In a book due to be published next year, Being Human in the 21st Century, a law professor and a philosopher argue that we’ve overlooked the equally important, inverse question: Are humans becoming more like robots?
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