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Robot Breaks Child’s Finger In Chess Game In Act Of Confusion
July 29, 2022
Robots attacking humans has been one of the major pillars of science fiction for the past hundred years, and while current robotic technology would never win against mankind, there are those that fear the rise of AI will be the downfall of humanity. But while robots may not be rising up against us anytime soon, their blind dumbness and lack of awareness can be fatal to humans who cross paths with a poorly designed robotic system. Recently, a robot playing chess against a 7-year-old was left confused after the child moved a piece unexpectedly resulting in the robot grabbing and breaking the finger of the child. What challenges do robotic systems present, why did the robot break the child’s finger, and why do robotic systems need to integrate awareness of their surroundings?
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