Isaac Asimov would probably have been horrified at the experiments under way in a robotics lab in Slovenia.
Asimov's three Laws of Robotics were meant to ensure that robots would serve as safe and useful tools for humans, but some modern roboticists say the rules don't mesh with current technology, and propose a new set of robotics laws.
We've had robots working in our factories for decades, but no one's ever programmed Isaac Asimov's three laws of robotics into one. Now some scientists and programmers are trying to make it happen, and it's not because they're fans of golden age scifi. Why are the three laws so vital to future human/robot…