Beyond Speculative Robot Ethics: A Vision Assessment Study on the Future of the Robotic Caretaker

Arjanna van der Plas, Martijntje Smits, Caroline Wehrmann
2010 Accountability in Research  
In this article we develop a dialogue model for robot technology experts and designated users to discuss visions on the future of robotics in long-term care. Our vision assessment study aims for more distinguished and more informed visions on future robots. Surprisingly, our experiment also led to some promising co-designed robot concepts in which jointly articulated moral guidelines are embedded. With our model, we think to have designed an interesting response on a recent call for a less
more » ... lative ethics of technology by encouraging discussions about the quality of positive and negative visions on the future of robotics.
doi:10.1080/08989621.2010.524078 pmid:21069593 fatcat:d3qgbdxz35hdbbzqc367bttj4y