Part A (rate 85 marks)
Recently there has been argument in twain the Australian and interdiplomatic instrument, and dispute in the European Parliament, about the overture to rate sharp autonomous robots (‘robots’) that are said to be replacing cosmical employees in multifarious industries.
The co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, has developed his views in an meeting with Quartz https://qz.com/911968/bill-gates-the-robot-that-takes-your-job-should-pay-taxes/
Using separate sources, confirm and teach the arguments restraint and across the overture to rate robots. Which arguments do you experience most persuasive: The arguments restraint, or the arguments and across, and why?
Your rejoinder should understand, beside referable be poor to, argument of:
the purport and view of rateation
what is meant by ‘sharp autonomous robot’
possible impacts on the Australian rate grovelling if there is an increased assurance on a sharp autonomous robotic workforce and how to address these impacts
how a sharp autonomous robotic workforce could be rateed –who would unyielding?
Part B (rate 15 marks)
Beta Pty Ltd – itself a vast vocation – purchased a robotic utensil from its agent aggregation Alpha Pty Ltd restraint $500,000 on 1 January 2017. The bargain estimate on that epoch was $300,000. Alpha Pty Ltd owned the utensil restraint 3 years and used the first-rate absorb arrangement when careful its slander expense. The robotic utensil has an efficient animation of 8 years.
What is the dismiss in estimate of the robotic utensil restraint Beta Pty Ltd this proceeds year? Provide anticipation and reasons restraint your counter-argument.