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When Science Fiction and Science Fact Meet
Jan. 2013 (vol. 46 no. 1)
pp. 80-82
Using science fiction based on science fact to prototype the human, cultural, ethical, and legal implications of early-stage research and technology allows us to envision possible futures, and to explore their effects so that we can then build them.
Index Terms:
Robots,Human factors,Social implications of technology,Social factors,Technological forecasting,Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics,science fiction prototyping,the uncanny valley
Citation:
Brian David Johnson, "When Science Fiction and Science Fact Meet," Computer, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 80-82, Jan. 2013, doi:10.1109/MC.2013.35
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