Letters to the Editor for the October 8, 2012 weekly print issue: When we create artificial intelligence, will we create artificial 'ethicators,' too? The potential for 'cognitive decision-making skills' in computers is both challenging and exciting.
iPad: Apple sold 2 million iPads in the two months since it released the tablet computers. That equals one iPad purchase every 3 seconds, twice as fast as the iPhone sold when it was came out.
Exoskeletons – or wearable robots – strengthen soldiers and mobilize the disabled.
More robots are in the marketplace but a 'Frankenstein complex' prevents their wide acceptance, among other things.