Based at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, the Ethics + Emerging Sciences Group is a non-partisan organization focused on the risk, ethical, and social impact of emerging sciences and technologies.
13-17 April 2015: On "killer robots", Dr. Patrick Lin will speak at the United Nations' CCW arms-control meeting of experts in Geneva. More info here.
5 June 2015: We are co-organizing a workshop on robot-car ethics at Stanford University. More info here.
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Military Enhancement Report
Jan 2012: We published a new book with MIT Press, Robot Ethics: The Social and Ethical Implications of Robotics, the first volume of its kind. Please click here for some reviews.
Mar 2010: We published a new book with Wiley-Blackwell, What Is Nanotechnology and Why Does It Matter?: From Science to Ethics. Please click here for some reviews.
Human Enhancement Ethics Report
Aug 2009: We released a new report, Ethics of Human Enhancement: 25 Questions & Answers, funded by the US National Science Foundation.
Military Robot Ethics Report
Dec 2008: We released a new report, Autonomous Military Robotics: Risk, Ethics, and Design, funded by the US Office of Naval Research.
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