FROM THE ARCHIVES
A Futurist Examines The Future of Robots
This new magazine, Age of Robots,contains a clear message: we are entering the age of robots, and we should learn now about what this age might be like. But how do we do that? Do we simply extrapolate from the age of machines? We could, and many do, but robots are not just machines. They are, or will soon be, intelligent in many ways beyond machines. Should we extrapolate from the age of computers? Again we could, but while the core of a robot is a computer, it is much more. So how are we to learn and in some sense know what is ahead of us in this age of robots. Read this article to find out.