Mar 15, 2016

Do humans trust robots too much?

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, security

This study is bunk! And, here is the reason why: first, the robot was setup as a robot repeseanting as part of the facilities service where visitors/ people where at and followed the “facilities” robot as their escort in the building, much like you would do if I or someone else was wearing a building security jacket and badge who told you to follow us. So, this is very misleading study.

If you were in a burning building and a robot appeared to rescue you, would you follow it?

A new study out of Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) found that the answer is yes — even if it isn’t in your best interest.

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