A Robot Etiquette Question of the Day
Nicole Dieker

I think there is a fine line between “device” and “artificial intelligence robot” and that’s the same fine line we need to navigate here with kids. Am I going to start saying thank you to Siri — no — she gets me lost too often for us to get personal like that….I’m holding a grudge…period. But once robotics truly become AI rich the risk is we have kids and even adults who faced with being either

1-polite to anyone or thing that helps them or

2-impolite to anyone or thing that helps them

Will default to #2 and let’s face it that’s just crappy (pun totally intended)

So why not just be nice to the machines — consider it training and move on!

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