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Natural Consciousness in Artificial Bodies — Uploading
Ethics and Homo Artificialis:
- Acting Deceptively Providing Robots with the Capacity for Deception by Alan R. Wagner and Ronald C. Arkin
- Moral Decision-Making in Autonomous Systems: Enforement, Moral Emotions, Dignity, Trust and Deception by Ronald C. Arkin, Patrick Ulam, and Alan R. Wagner
- Losing Humanity, the Case Against Killer Robots by Human Rights Watch
Love, Sex, and Homo Artificialis:
Homo Artificialis at Work
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