Why We Need the Three Laws of Robotics in the Real World

We've had robots working in our factories for decades, but no one's ever programmed Isaac Asimov's three laws of robotics into one. Now some scientists and programmers are trying to make it happen, and it's not because they're fans of golden age scifi. Why are the three laws so vital to future human/robot… » 9/11/08 8:00am 9/11/08 8:00am