May 17, 2015

Robots Might Be the Necessary Future of Urban Pet Ownership — Evan Ackerman | IEEE Spectrum

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

“‘If artificial pets can replicate the human benefits obtained from live pets, does that mean that the human–animal emotional bond is solely dependent on ourselves and the image that we project on a live or artificial interactive partner? Does it ethically matter if the benefits of keeping artificial pets outweigh the risks, sparing other live pets’ potential animal welfare issues?’” Read more

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