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Should we allow robots to become part of the family?

Society must guard the against unintended consequences of over friendly machines

| Japan
Social robot LOVOT is outside the realm of Asimov's laws.   © Reuters

Nobuko Kobayashi is a partner with EY Strategy and Consulting Co., Ltd., Strategy and Transactions -- EY-Parthenon.

We live in the age of robots -- what started with the simple automation of manual labor has transformed the white-collar workplace. Today, robots are our assistants, colleagues and even our bosses.

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