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The founding of The Karel Čapek Center for Values in Science and Technology

The founding of The Karel Čapek Center for Values in Science and Technology

Press Release 10/14/18

Advancements in contemporary science and technology present new and unforeseen challenges. The sequencing of human, animal and plant genome, the looming possibility of human enhancement, a fast growing automation, attempts at creating artificial intelligence and superintelligence, and the increased use of robotics in all spheres of life, are just a few examples of the new opportunities and challenges created by science and technology.