Tagged: Trust

How to make robots that we can trust - Guest Work

Guest Author Aug 30, 2017

By Prof Michael Winikoff, University of Otago Self-driving cars, personal assistants, cleaning robots, smart homes – these are just some examples of autonomous systems. With many such systems already in use or under development, a key question concerns trust. My central argument is that having trustworthy, well-working systems is not enough. To enable trust, the design of autonomous systems … Read More

Woohoo – The Most Trusted New Zealanders … - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Jun 20, 2011

… are scientists, at least according to information released by the Readers Digest and reported on Breakfast TV this morning. Topping the list of most trusted New Zealanders is Sir Ray Avery, the largely self taught medical scientist and philanthropist. Sir Ray, is closely followed by Sir Professor Peter Gluckman, Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister. Completing the top … Read More

I Trust You More if I Think You Think I’m Attractive. - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Jan 13, 2010

As always things aren’t as simple as headlines suggest and the headlines of science based blogs are no exception. Of course people don’t actually go around assessing how attractive other people think they are and modifying their behaviour accordingly. These psychological biases and effects go on below conscious awareness but the point is that they [...] … Read More