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The Responsibilities of Knowledge

  • Jim HensmanEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 532)

Abstract

Knowledge and technology in the future will hold out almost limitless possibilities, but will also bring challenges and responsibilities relating to how they are used. This paper uses a story about space exploration in the future where Holodecks, advanced brain–computer and brain–brain interfaces, and other technologies, will enable exciting possibilities, but also create deep ethical dilemmas which have to be dealt with.

Keywords

Science fiction Science fiction prototypes Holonovel Holodeck Space travel Space exploration Brain computer interface Cyborg Robot Consciousness Artificial intelligence Collective intelligence Ethics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Coventry UniversityCoventryUK

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