The Spirit of the Sport

American female runner Abbey D’Agostino and Nikki Hamblin from New Zealand collided during a 5,000m semi-final after Hamblin tripped to avoid the person in front of her causing D’Agostino to run into her. D’Agostino was first to get up and tried to encourage a...

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Robot Ethics

In grad school I wrote a paper about Asimov’s three laws of robotics and whether they were analogous to an ethical system called divine command theory. I thought I was being clever since robots are programmed to do certain things, and a “good” robot does what it is...

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