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Google tackles challenge of building an honest robot

Researchers' thinking is that the robots' goals must be aligned with those of their human owners

With the technical paper, Google and its collaborators are trying to solve problems they can only vaguely understand before they manifest in real-world systems.

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GOOGLE can see a future where robots help us unload the dishwasher and sweep the floor. The challenge is making sure they don't inadvertently knock over a vase -- or worse - while doing so.

Researchers at Alphabet Inc unit Google, along with collaborators at Stanford...

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