German researchers have designed a robot that can “feel pain” such as intense heat or pressure and then retract from the danger, a capability intended to protect the robot from harm just like the pain response in humans. What do you think?
“Good. I always thought BattleBots could use higher emotional stakes.”
Delilah Rutherford • Vellum Collator
“Wait, so does this make them harder or easier to kill?”
Quentin Shelby • Possum Shearer
“If robots can’t work beyond their physical limits then they’re just as useless as my human employees.”
Joe Horner • Emergency Archivist