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ROLES PLAYED BY  Perform different activities

ROBOTICS but usually child friendly.


 One of the reasons why
 Robots play different roles
robots are very famous is
not only in the lives of the because of movies.
people but also in the
 Local and national movies
society as a whole.
were inspired by robots.
 Primarily used to ease the
workload of mankind. Robots also have their own set of
 They were invented to rules and characteristics that
make life more efficient define what a good robot is.
and less stressful. These laws were formulated by
 They perform complicated Isaac Asimov back in the 1940s.
activities which human Law one: A robot may not injure
being are incapable of a human being or, through
doing. inaction, allow a human being to
 They perform simplest come to harm.
tasks at home so that their
masters can perform the Law two: A robot must obey the
complex ones without orders given it by human beings
stressing themselves over expect where such orders would
the simple tasks. conflict with the First law.
 There are robots which are Law three: A robot must protect
made for pleasure. To be its own existence as long as such
more specific, these types protection does not conflict with
of robots perform activities the First or Second law.
to entertain people, usually
found in amusement parks
or exhibits.
 There are also some robots
were made to serve as toys.
ETHICAL DILEMMA/S respected, and protected by
FACED BY ROBOTICS humans?’’
 In the field of robotics,
 Just like any other there are the so called
technological partial autonomy and full
advancements, robotics autonomy.
also faces different  Partial autonomy includes
problems and dilemmas. active human-robot
 The idea is to help people interaction while
and make their lives a lot  Full autonomy excludes
easier than before, it is still active human-robot
not immune to different interactions.
ethical dilemmas and
 In other words, full
possible undesirable
autonomy can perform
outcomes.
actions or activities even
 One of the dilemmas faced without a master telling it
by robots is safety. what should be done or
 Another ethical dilemmas what should be performed
faced by robots is the next (IFR, 2012)
emotional components.  It concluded that robots are
 It is not completely ethical mostly because the
impossible for robots to laws formulated by
develop emotions (Evans, Asimov ensure the safety
2007) not only the users but also
 So here’s the question the people around him.
’’what if robots become  Service robots are already
sentiment? Should they be available to the public.
granted robot right? Thus, they can already be
Should they have their own found inside the homes.
set of rights to be upheld,
 The safety is not only the  The one that should be
owner but also the people blame can both be the
inside the house should be maker or inventor, they
priority more than else. should very much aware of
 In other words service its possible consequences.
robots follow the master.  In addition since the robot
 However, if the agent thinks itself, the robot
using the technology itself should be held
misuses the robot to responsible.
achieve personal agendas,  Second dilemma, it is just
then without a doubt, the right for the robots to be
agent should be held given their own set of
accountable for any rights should they develop
consequence it may bring. the ability to feel different
 It is important to note that kinds of emotion.
is under the assumption  Same thing happen with
that the robot strictly animals. Before, animals
followed laws specified did not have their own set
without any form of rights because people
shoudeviation. believed that they were not
 If the problem arise when capable of having
the robot deviates from the emotions.
law specified, then the  However, after years of
maker or inventor should testing and experimenting,
be blameworthy. it concluded that animals
 On the problems, may are indeed capable of
arise when machine emotions.
develops the ability to  People decided to give
think for itself. them rights.
 The same should be done
to robots without
reservation.
 Should that time come,
they ought to be treated
differently and they ought
to have new laws to follow
in order to accommodate
the new characteristics.