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It’s time to think about how to deal with aggression between robots and humans.
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It’s time to think about how to deal with aggression between robots and humans.

Back in February 2015, Boston Dynamics, owned by Google, released a video showcasing their four-legged robot dog ‘Spot’. Considerable anger arose on social media when this video showed a man kicking Spot with the apparent intention of demonstrating its resilience. The steady advances in the capabilities of AI robots bring us to the futuristic question…

The PM Isn’t Giving A Running Commentary on Brexit Talks. But Don’t Be Outraged.
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The PM Isn’t Giving A Running Commentary on Brexit Talks. But Don’t Be Outraged.

“Brexit negotiations will be kept SECRET” the Express headline shouts as if this were news. A month ago, Brexit Secretary, David Davis, insisted that full transparency on the talks in progress is not in the country’s best interests. “Clearly there is a need for Parliament to be informed without giving away our negotiating position. I…

The Shackle Economy of Brazil
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The Shackle Economy of Brazil

Slavery is a sensitive subject in Brazil. It is an issue almost as old as the country itself. Over the course of 400 years, Brazil imported around four million slaves from the African continent, and its economic structure was thoroughly dependent on the process. Some historians also argue that the treatment of slaves in Brazil...
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