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    Cyborg Morals, Cyborg Values, Cyborg Ethics.Kevin Warwick - 2003 - Ethics and Information Technology 5 (3):131-137.
    The era of the Cyborg is now upon us. This has enormous implications on ethical values for both humans and cyborgs. In this paper the state of play is discussed. Routes to cyborgisation are introduced and different types of Cyborg are considered. The author's own self-experimentation projects are described as central to the theme taken. The presentation involves ethical aspects of cyborgisation both as it stands now and those which need to be investigated in the near future as the effects (...)
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    The Cyborg Revolution.Kevin Warwick - 2014 - NanoEthics 8 (3):263-273.
    This paper looks at some of the different practical cyborgs that are realistically possible now. It firstly describes the technical basis for such cyborgs then discusses the results from experiments in terms of their meaning, possible applications and ethical implications. An attempt has been made to cover a wide variety of possibilities. Human implantation and the merger of biology and technology are important factors here. The article is not intended to be seen as the final word on these issues, but (...)
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    Effects of Lying in Practical Turing Tests.Kevin Warwick & Huma Shah - 2016 - AI and Society 31 (1):5-15.
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    Human Misidentification in Turing Tests.K. Warwick & H. Shah - unknown
    This paper presents some important issues on misidentification of human interlocutors in text-based communication during practical Turing tests. The study here presents transcripts in which human judges succumbed to theconfederate effect, misidentifying hidden human foils for machines. An attempt is made to assess the reasons for this. The practical Turing tests in question were held on 23 June 2012 at Bletchley Park, England. A selection of actual full transcripts from the tests is shown and an analysis is given in each (...)
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    Future Issues with Robots and Cyborgs.Kevin Warwick - 2010 - Studies in Ethics, Law, and Technology 4 (3).
    In this article, four different practical experiments in robotics and human/machine merger are firstly described and then considered with regard to their ethical implications. Results from the experiments are discussed in terms of their meaning and application possibilities. The article is written from the perspective of scientific experimentation, opening up realistic possibilities to be faced in the future rather than giving conclusive comments on the technologies employed. Human implantation and the merger of biology and technology are key elements.
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  6. Implications and Consequences of Robots with Biological Brains.Kevin Warwick - 2010 - Ethics and Information Technology 12 (3):223-234.
    In this paper a look is taken at the relatively new area of culturing neural tissue and embodying it in a mobile robot platform—essentially giving a robot a biological brain. Present technology and practice is discussed. New trends and the potential effects of and in this area are also indicated. This has a potential major impact with regard to society and ethical issues and hence some initial observations are made. Some initial issues are also considered with regard to the potential (...)
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    The Importance of a Human Viewpoint on Computer Natural Language Capabilities: A Turing Test Perspective.Kevin Warwick & Huma Shah - 2016 - AI and Society 31 (2):207-221.
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    Hidden Interlocutor Misidentification in Practical Turing Tests.Huma Shah & Kevin Warwick - 2010 - Minds and Machines 20 (3):441-454.
    Response to Floridi et al, 2008/2009. Based on insufficient evidence, and inadequate research, Floridi and his students report inaccuracies and draw false conclusions in their Minds and Machines evaluation, which this paper aims to clarify. Acting as invited judges, Floridi et al. participated in nine, of the ninety-six, Turing tests staged in the finals of the 18th Loebner Prize for Artificial Intelligence in October 2008. From the transcripts it appears that they used power over solidarity as an interrogation technique. As (...)
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  9. Artificial Intelligence: The Basics.Kevin Warwick - 2011 - Routledge.
    'if AI is outside your field, or you know something of the subject and would like to know more then Artificial Intelligence: The Basics is a brilliant primer.' - Nick Smith, Engineering and Technology Magazine November 2011 Artificial Intelligence: The Basics is a concise and cutting-edge introduction to the fast moving world of AI. The author Kevin Warwick, a pioneer in the field, examines issues of what it means to be man or machine and looks at advances in robotics which (...)
     
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    Some Implications of a Sample of Practical Turing Tests.Kevin Warwick, Huma Shah & James Moor - 2013 - Minds and Machines 23 (2):163-177.
    A series of imitation games involving 3-participant (simultaneous comparison of two hidden entities) and 2-participant (direct interrogation of a hidden entity) were conducted at Bletchley Park on the 100th anniversary of Alan Turing’s birth: 23 June 2012. From the ongoing analysis of over 150 games involving (expert and non-expert, males and females, adults and child) judges, machines and hidden humans (foils for the machines), we present six particular conversations that took place between human judges and a hidden entity that produced (...)
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  11. Testing Turing's Parallel-Paired Imitation Game.Huma Shah & Kevin Warwick - 2010 - Kybernetes 39 (3).
    The purpose of this paper is to consider Turing's two tests for machine intelligence: the parallel-paired, three-participants game presented in his 1950 paper, and the “jury-service” one-to-one measure described two years later in a radio broadcast. Both versions were instantiated in practical Turing tests during the 18th Loebner Prize for artificial intelligence hosted at the University of Reading, UK, in October 2008. This involved jury-service tests in the preliminary phase and parallel-paired in the final phase.
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    Homo Technologicus: Threat or Opportunity?Kevin Warwick - 2016 - Philosophies 1 (3):199--208.
    Homo sapiens is entering a vital era in which the human-technology link is an inexorable trend. In this paper a look is taken as to how and why this is coming about and what exactly it means for both the posthuman species Homo technologicus and its originator Homo sapiens. Clearly moral and ethical issues are at stake. Different practical experimentation results that relate to the theme are described and the argument is raised as to why and how this can be (...)
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    The Disappearing Human-Machine Divide.Kevin Warwick - 2013 - Approaching Religion 3 (2):3-15.
    In this article a look is taken at some of the different ways in which the human–machine divide is rapidly disappearing. In each case the technical basis is described and then some of the implications are also considered. In particular results from experiments are discussed in terms of their meaning and application possibilities. The article is written from the perspective of scientific experimentation opening up realistic possibilities to be faced in the future, rather than giving conclusive comments. In each case (...)
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    From the Buzzing in Turing’s Head to Machine Intelligence Contests.Huma Shah & Kevin Warwick - 2010 - In TCIT 2010 / AISB 2010 Convention.
    This paper presents an analysis of three major contests for machine intelligence. We conclude that a new era for Turing’s test requires a fillip in the guise of a committed sponsor, not unlike DARPA, funders of the successful 2007 Urban Challenge.
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    Machine Humour: Examples From Turing Test Experiments.Huma Shah & Kevin Warwick - 2017 - AI and Society 32 (4):553-561.
    In this paper, we look at the possibility of a machine having a sense of humour. In particular, we focus on actual machine utterances in Turing test discourses. In doing so, we do not consider the Turing test in depth and what this might mean for humanity, rather we merely look at cases in conversations when the output from a machine can be considered to be humorous. We link such outpourings with Turing’s “arguments from various disabilities” used against the concept (...)
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  16. Re-Designing Humankind: The Rise of Cyborgs, a Desirable Goal?Peter Kroes, Pieter E. Vermaas, Andrew Light, Steven A. Moore, Daniela Cerqui & Kevin Warwick - 2008 - In Pieter E. Vermaas, Peter Kroes, Andrew Light & Steven A. Moore (eds.), Philosophy and Design: From Engineering to Architecture. Springer.
  17. Alien Encounters.Kevin Warwick - 2002 - In John M. Preston & John Mark Bishop (eds.), Views Into the Chinese Room: New Essays on Searle and Artificial Intelligence. Oxford: Clarendon Press. pp. 308.
     
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    A Reply To My Commentators.Kevin Warwick - 2010 - Studies in Ethics, Law, and Technology 4 (3).
    This reply is a response from Kevin Warwick to the comments made by Holm and Voo, Chadwick and Lodge to his article in this issue.
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    The Mind–Machine Merger.Kevin Warwick - 2003 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 7 (12):524-525.
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    Creating Practical Cyborgs.Kevin Warwick - 2014 - Pragmatics and Cognition 22 (1):159-181.
    In this paper we consider the creative realisation of new beings — namely, cyborgs. These can be brought about in a number of ways, and several versions are discussed. A key feature is merging biological and technological sections into an overall living operational whole. A practical look is taken at how the use of implant and electrode technology can be employed to open up new paths between humans/animals and technology, especially linking the brain directly with external entities. Actual experimentation in (...)
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  21. TCIT 2010 / AISB 2010 Convention.Huma Shah & Kevin Warwick - 2010
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  22. Quattro matrimoni e un funerale: problemi etici nel futuro dell’interfaccia cervello-computer.Kevin Warwick & Cinzia Battistella - 2007 - Teoria 27 (2):19-26.
    In this paper we take a look at four different types of practical technical connection linking humans and/or animals with technology – four weddings. Each, in its own way, proffers up ethical issues that really need to be considered and dealt with now. In the first two cases we talk about the RFID implants and the robots. In the latter two cases the implants link the human brain and computers directly together and in doing so also raise questions regarding the (...)
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  23. The MATRix^ xnnnFwnnfjT.Kevin Warwick - 2005 - In Christopher Grau (ed.), Philosophers Explore the Matrix. Oxford University Press. pp. 198.
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