Judy C. Boughey, M.D., is a researcher, professor, and clinician at the Mayo Clinic. She specializes in breast cancer research, treatment, and surgery and is the principal investigator of several clinical trials, including the Breast Cancer Genome Guided Therapy (BEAUTY) study.
What are the consequences of a robot harming a human? Is the government engaging in ethical use of drones and AI systems for surveillance? Should there be guidelines for the sale, purchase, or treatment of robots? Will robots take away our jobs? To address some of these critical questions, Footnote is publishing a series of articles examining the benefits and concerns that surround robotics and artificial intelligence technologies and their emerging role in society.