Additionally, I made copious notes and breezed through the book in less than a week.
The book provides an insightful overview of the challenges scientists face in defining and in embuing a machine with the capacity for moral reasoning.
If you want a good survey of current thinking on this topic, mundane as this thinking is, this book is a fine choice.
Takes the reader through an intro to ethics and experiments in AI ethics and robotics. It's a relatively new field, stretching to the idea expressed in the title; building machines... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Roger Gay
I had a very difficult time keeping my eyes open while reading this book, if it had been a professor in a lecture class, it would have been one of those monotone boring ones, who... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book is a good summary of the difficulties that await (or are here now) future designers of robots with AI. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Arthur
I totally enjoyed this reading, though the writing style could be more lively and engaging.
Most of this is very speculative, on the edge of philosophy and science fiction,... Read more
This book combines the ideas of leading commentators on ethics, methods of implementing AI, and the risks of AI, into a set of ideas on how machines ought to achieve ethical... Read morePublished on December 27, 2009 by Peter McCluskey
Wallach and Allen explore ways in which machines might emulate human moral decision making. But human morality is badly flawed and what is really needed is machines which have a... Read morePublished on February 20, 2009 by Robert Jones
Having spent part of my carrier as a systems engineer in developing robotics, I was interested in where AI has come in the last 10 years or so, and this book seemed just the... Read morePublished on February 19, 2009 by D. Clough
What strikes one most reading the book is how it informs us not merely about the challenges of creating a robot or program with moral or ethical reasoning. Read morePublished on January 25, 2009 by Michael Friedenberg