"Would we be forced, one day, to give machines rights?"

If robots become self-aware, do they deserve rights?

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Fri, Feb 24th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

If artificial intelligence reaches a point where machines become self-aware, do they deserve rights? In their usual nutshell style, Kurzgesagt takes us down a food-for-thought path.

What shall we do once machines become conscious? Do we need to grant them rights?

Also, AI is already becoming more human, by plagiarising the code of others:

DeepCoder uses a technique called program synthesis: creating new programs by piecing together lines of code taken from existing software – just like a programmer might. Given a list of inputs and outputs for each code fragment, DeepCoder learned which pieces of code were needed to achieve the desired result overall.

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