On the 15th of December 2012, I have been invited to participate in a debate about the impact of robotics and artificial intelligence in our lives as part of the Festival of Science and Technology 2012. This was organised in collaboration with the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF), Dimokritos National Centre for Science Research and EPISEY (Institute of Communication & Computer Systems).
The debate involved six academics from various Universities and backgrounds including engineering, computer science, philosophy and theology. Three of them supported the argument and the other three were against. About 100 participants voted twice, once before the debate and another one afterwards, and the outcome was that the impact is positive to everyday life.