How Much Control Should We Give Robots? | The Future of Robotics | Part 1 | WIRED

What is a robot? Well, it doesn’t always look like a human.

In fact, different roboticists have different definitions. But most agree that a robot needs to be a physical machine that can sense the world around it, and make at least some decisions on its own.

In the next few years, we’re going to start seeing robots that make decisions entirely on their own – fully autonomous robots. Many fear that these kind of robots will breed dangerous results: can we trust a robot that makes all decisions for us? Or should humans and robots share the control?