Live Science — March 17, 2015 | Michael Dhar
In film Chappie, the robot becomes the first droid to experience emotion, sowing chaos and initiating a fight for its own survival.
Famous futurist Ray Kurzweil, who predicts sentient machines by 2029, gives emotional intelligence an important place in that development.
Once robots understand natural language, Kurzweil told Wired, they can be considered conscious.
Others say work on emotion in AI will inevitably lead to feeling machines.… read more