Dr. Matt Studley is a member of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory where his main interests span the ethical, philosophical and societal implications of robotics and automation technology. He’s also Associate Head of the Department of Engineering and Mathematics at UWE, Bristol, where he leads the research portfolio.
In this episode we talked about the playoff between robot functionality and human trust. About job replacement and whether the use of robots should necessitate additional taxes. Human-Robot Augmentation and the ownership of moral responsibility. Finally, we discussed robot self-preservation.