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        When Will We Worry About the Well-Being of Robots? | PBS Idea Channel

        Do you worry about your vacuum? Not in the way you're concerned about breaking a valuable object - but in an emotional, empathetic concern for its being? If so, then you're primed for our discussion about the wellbeing of robots! We can personify objects, assigning them human qualities, but will technology get to a point where it deserves these moral concerns? Can you imagine a day when you will empathize with your computer or care whether it lives or dies? 

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