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Ian McEwan on His New Novel and Ethics in the Age of A.I.

When we program morality into robots, are we doomed to disappoint them with our very human ethical inconsistency?

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InIn his newest novel, Machines Like Me, the British writer Ian McEwan takes on the rise of artificial intelligence, exploring how humans would react to the creation of perfectly…

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Bryan Walsh

Bryan Walsh

Journalist, author, dad. Former TIME magazine editor and foreign correspondent. Author of END TIMES, a book about existential risk and the end of the world.

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