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The Robot ordered to write lines as punishment for a crime not yet committed

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A robotic arm writes repeated promises not to hurt humans in artist Filipe Vilas-Boas and architect Paul Coudamy's installation The Punishment. The piece was designed to raise awareness of the looming threat of automation, and address people's “fear and fascination” with robots. Sat at a typical wooden school desk, the orange arm continually writes the same phrase “I must not hunt humans” in a notebook placed in front of it. Vilas-Boas considers it “a preventive punishment

 

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