Emergent values for automatons: Ethical problems of life in the generalized Internet
Author: Steinhart, E.
Source: Ethics and Information Technology, Volume 1, Number 2, 1999 , pp. 155-160(6)
Abstract:The infrastructure is becoming a network of computerized machines regulated by societies of self-directing software agents. Complexity encourages the emergence of novel values in software agent societies. Interdependent human and software political orders cohabitate and coevolve in a symbiosis of freedoms.
Document Type: Regular Paper
Affiliations: Dept. of Philosophy, William Paterson University, Wayne NJ 07470, USA. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Publication date: January 1, 1999