Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life.
4) The evolution of the mobile phone to smartphone has brought about a radical change in our everyday life, discuss how much more, and how much quicker can social robots shift societal paradigms? How should we prepare ourselves to meet the AI and social robotics revolution? Examine.(250 words)
Why this question:
The question is based on the theme of societal effects that the robotics and AI are bringing into the society of today.
Key demand of the question:
One must discuss in detail the impact of social robots on the world society in detail.
Examine – When asked to ‘Examine’, we must look into the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications.
Structure of the answer:
Set the context of the question briefly.
Explain that the question “man or machine?” has been replaced with “man and machine”.
Discuss and opine whether humanoids can go beyond the industrial world to become part of our personal lives.
Discuss the case studies of humanoid robots – Sophia and Han.
Explain in what way robots can impact the society. Give case studies from the article and substantiate to form a stand.
Conclude with significance of AI and robotics and its potential and that however the ethical concerns related to it remain a grey area that require diligence.