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Robot intelligence is already changing the way we live today.  (MGN Online) Robot intelligence is already changing the way we live today. (MGN Online)
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An expert of robotic law says humans need to legally prepare as robots and computers are catching up to human intelligence.

Ed Walters is the founder of the online legal research software, “Fastcase” and teacher at the Georgetown University Law Center. Walters explained that the presence of robotics may call for people to protect themselves legally.

“Robots are here right now. We are going to live in a world with these technologies. They could be really great,” said Walters. “They could be really scary, as with anything. But which world we live in will be determined in part by how we regulate this future.”

Robot intelligence is already changing the way we live today. Waters said the world cup was actually kicked off by a paraplegic who was able to walk with the help of a robotic exoskeleton.

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