Roland Benedikter warns that as artificial intelligence rises, liberal societies must retain their humanistic orientation and their respect for human rights. Both are in danger, he argues.
Zoltan Istvan describes a complicated future when humans aren't the only sapients around anymore.
David D. Friedman says human-like robots are a distraction. If general AI arrives, we'll have much more pressing problems to worry about.
Achieving human level AI depends on solving two quite different problems, one in computer technology, one in AI programming.
If general intelligence is a requirement for citizenship, then we are a long way away from a robot republic.