Are robots electronic persons?

A draft report for the EU suggests ways we should prepare for a new industrial revolution powered by robots. Is it time to make them electronic persons?

The Star Trek Economy

In Star Trek, humans no longer use money. Is this really in our future?

Will robots steal our jobs?

Are robots going to take our jobs? Will we just get new jobs? And will it be a smooth transition?

Would a Rose Smell as Sweet?

What is in the power of a name? What's the dispute on the social effects of names? Does naming your possessions create an emotional bond?