On Care Robots and the Ethics of Tracking

  title={On Care Robots and the Ethics of Tracking},
  author={Eugenia Stamboliev},
  journal={Informacios Tarsadalom},
This paper establishes a transdisciplinary exploration of care robots and their tracking capacity as an ethical performance. It does this to highlight the concerns around the ubiquity and availability of data in care contexts. In my attempt to scrutinise care robots beyond being humanoid and sociable actors, but instead as data tracking technologies, I link robot ethics, media and surveillance studies with posthuman and performative ethics to redefine tracking as an ethical microcosm within… Expand


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