Should robots always tell the truth?

What should a robot say, if a child asks it whether Santa is real?

Or, if you ask it ‘do I look good in this outfit’?

Cosmos journalist Petra Stock asks Georgia Tech human-robot interaction researcher Kantwon Rogers some tricky questions.

When Rogers isn’t singing with robots – which you can watch on TikTok and Twitter – he’s researching the consequences of robot deception

We know humans lie, or bend the truth in certain situations. And when AI and robots are trained on human data, these technologies can often develop the art of deception.

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