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πŸŽ‰πŸ€–βœ¨ Exciting Announcement! βœ¨πŸ€–πŸŽ‰

Greetings, Earthlings and future cyborg enthusiasts! Get ready to embark on the most thrilling adventure of the Spring semester 2024, as we proudly present the upcoming blockbuster course: "Introduction to the Sociology of Human-Robot Interaction and AI Ethics - AL2"!

πŸ€–πŸ“š Synopsis:
Join us in exploring the perplexing world of robots, AI ethics, and human-robot love affairs (well, maybe not love affairs, but we'll discuss the potential for sparks). Inspired by the timeless laws penned by the legendary Isaac Asimov, we'll unravel the mysteries of morality, legality, and whether or not robots have the right to their own version of a wild robot dance party.

πŸ€―πŸ€– Key Questions:
  • What makes a robot, besides shiny metal and a penchant for logical reasoning?
  • Can robots have morals, and will they ever argue about who forgot to take out the virtual trash?
  • Does giving robots access to our private lives mean we're inviting them to the ultimate digital tea party?
  • War and robots: is it a match made in heaven, or the plot of the next blockbuster action movie?
  • Unveiling the secrets of fair and trustworthy AI: because nobody wants a robot best friend who's secretly plotting world domination.

πŸš€πŸ€” Mission Briefing:
Prepare for an out-of-this-world journey of interdisciplinary exploration, featuring texts from sociology, philosophy, ethics, and the mysterious realm of "human-robot interaction." Our mission is to enliven your curiosity, stimulate your brain cells, and equip you with the knowledge to navigate the technological future without accidentally marrying a robot.

πŸ‘ΎπŸ’‘Why Attend?
- Dive deep into the moral dilemmas that keep your virtual assistant up at night.
- Explore the cosmic possibilities of human-robot relationships, without any fear of a digital breakup.
- Impress your friends with your newfound expertise in the social, moral, and cultural implications of AI.
And SO many other perfectly good reasons!

πŸ€–βœ’οΈEnrollment Details:
Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Secure your seat in AL2 today, and become a certified expert in the future of human-robot love, war, and everything in between. πŸš€
Access the syllabus here: https://risyu.saitama-u.ac.jp/Portal/Public/Syllabus/DetailMain.aspx?lct_year=2024&lct_cd=XZ600201&je_cd=1

May the algorithms be in your favor! πŸ§‘β€πŸ’»

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