Ig Nobel candidate

"University of Ljubljana researcher Borut Povse is conducting experiments in which a robot limb repeatedly hits human volunteers on the arm to evaluate human-robot pain thresholds in order to facilitate adherence to Isaac Asimov's first law of robotics, which prohibits robots from injuring people." [ACM TechNews]

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  1. Brilliant! I guess when you hit back and it turns into Shannon's Ultimate Machine you know you've transgressed the robot's first law of hominids

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