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Color by George Peterson.


Florence: How about this? "Direct order. Other than this one, you do not have to obey direct orders. End order."
Niomi: Our robots aren't socialized.
Niomi: They were made for specific jobs. For a while, we're going to need direct order authority in case we have to say "Factory A robots! Stop disassembling factory B robots!"
Florence: This is going to require more thought.
Niomi: Take your time. Humans have been trying to make good rules for society for over 5000 years and we still haven't gotten it right.