Should you be merciful towards robots? [Article]

More & more robots are getting into mainstream work, replacing humans at a fraction of the cost – an industrialist’s dream come true. They’re also becoming more human-like in their appearances, as Scott Adams points out, and asks the question: ‘Who has the right to kill a robot?’ But more importantly, as this other article about a 2007 research discovers, the way humans relate to ‘human-like’ machines is changing too – discover how