Robot citizenship? Saudi Arabia just granted it. What about cyborgs? Or transhumans? This month we look at the politics of the singularity.
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.
If general intelligence is a requirement for citizenship, then we are a long way away from a robot republic.
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.