Document Type

Article

Date

2017

Keywords

Automation; Anxiety; Deep History; Automated Entities; Artificial Intelligence

Language

English

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Description/Abstract

This article is intended to bring awareness of the deep history of automation and artificial intelligence. There are various tales mentioned in the article that celebrate automated entities as perfect laborers and objects of wonder. There were ancient development of automation like the water clocks that were built during the sixteenth century for marking or keeping track of information.Its important for us to shift our starting point for developing ethical guidelines to another standpoint, one that functions from hopefulness rather than fear and from a goal of providing equitable benefits that are accessible to as many humans as possible.

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