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This past April, experts from 87 countries gathered for a summit in Geneva on "Killer Robots." These state party representatives to the United Nations Convention on Conventional Weapons were there to discuss whether these robots, more formally known as "lethal autonomous weapons," should be regulated or restricted to operating only under "meaningful human control," which would require humans to retain control over the critical functions of weaponry, such as the selection and engagement of targets
The answer to our national epidemic of racist police killings is not to further militarize law enforcement. We must completely rethink and restructure policing.
"What does ‘objectively reasonable’ lethal robotic force look like?"
Although artificial intelligence has become commonplace -- most smartphones contain some version of AI, such as speech recognition -- the public still has a poor understanding of the technology.
Storytelling is an important part of how we, as humans, communicate and teach each other. Despite the importance of storytelling as part of the human experience, computers still cannot create and tell novel stories, nor understand stories told by humans.
Robots may take over the world someday, but I guarantee this bunch won't be taking over content marketing anytime soon.
Many movies, books, and TV shows predict an AI and robot apocalypse. But which one first pops into your mind when you hear
The dreams of Asimov are entering reality, as over the past decade there has been an explosive growth in the use of unmanned armed robotic vehicles to reshape warfare.
We don't know how to control super-intelligent machines. How long until a thinking machine -- a smart killer robot, for example -- learns to program itself?
Alas, our new "11 Reasons To Fear Robots" mash-up video (see above) doesn't offer much reassurance. But it's fun to watch
The fact that technology is slippery and ever-changing need not convince us to take our eyes off the prize: let's avoid autonomous killer robots in any form. Killing is a devastating act, and there is no good reason for us to cede control to machines on this front.