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Attitudes towards technological potency are inextricable from the debate over ‘technological neutrality’ (see Winner 1977, Bowers 1988). Some critics of determinism argue that the tools themselves are ‘neutral’ – for them bias can arise only from the ways in which tools are applied, not from the tools themselves (keep in mind the folklore saying, ‘it’s a negative worker who blames the tools’). It is doubtful, of course, that anybody would dispute that bias may possibly arise in the approach of use, but determinists of a variety of hues argue that unique technologies or media themselves embody (or dispose customers towards) biases of numerous sorts.
Isaac Asimov (1920-1992) was an American scientist and writer, greatest known for his science fiction writings in particular short stories. In his writings, Asimov made the 3 Laws of Robotics which govern the action of his robot characters. In his stories, the 3 Laws had been programmed into robots as a safety function. The laws have been first stated in the quick story Runaround but you can see them in quite a few of his other writings and because then they have shown up in other authors’ operate as properly.
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