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Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Could your computer SUE you? Machines will develop consciousness and may need 'human rights', claims Oxford professor

Daily Mail:If you leave your iPad untouched for a few days, you probably do not need to worry about much more than a flat battery and a backlog of emails.

But with artificial intelligence, computers could soon have their own set of 'rights' that could let them sue you for neglect, according to a leading scientist.

Professor Marcus du Sautoy, a mathematician at Oxford University, has suggested that as AI leads to our devices developing their own consciousness, they may need their own laws to protect more>>>...