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I, Robot LLC: Making Artificial Intelligence a Person
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I, Robot LLC: Making Artificial Intelligence a Person

In 1992, a prominent legal scholar Lawrence B. Solum wrote: “Could an artificial intelligence become a legal person? As of today, this question is only theoretical. No existing computer program currently possesses the sort of capacities that would justify serious judicial inquiry into the question of legal personhood.” After 26 years of progress, however, the …

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Axiom Space: Privately Going Where No One Has Gone Before
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Axiom Space: Privately Going Where No One Has Gone Before

Space is known to be the final frontier, and possibly the most interesting field of experimentation. Space holds the ultimate answer to where we would go and what we will become, at least according to the cosmist movement of the 20th century. Emerged as a pipedream of a few philosophers living in the declining tsarist …

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Borderless Nations of Bitnation: a Libertarian Utopia or Yet Another Disruption
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Borderless Nations of Bitnation: a Libertarian Utopia or Yet Another Disruption

As the world is getting increasingly globalized, sovereign borders start dissolving in human minds. However, while the internet offers the vision of a borderless world, the real life offers something completely different. If someone wants to live, study, or work in another country, they have to go to incredible lengths through a bureaucratic maze in …

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Iran’s Bitcoin Ban and the Ways of Cryptocurrency in the Greater Middle East
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Iran’s Bitcoin Ban and the Ways of Cryptocurrency in the Greater Middle East

The Islamic Republic of Iran has joined the bandwagon of almost a dozen countries that decided not to deal with crypto or leave it all to the government approved currencies only. While earlier this year Iran authorities were planning to create their own national digital currency, now the country’s Central Bank has forbidden all financial …

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