Archive | Front Page

Foust’s case for killer robots engaged: Autonomous weapons are no phantom menace

Posted on 21 June 2013 by Mark Gubrud blogger Joshua Foust announced on May 14 that he’d identified a “liberal” case for killer robots, including the seemingly incompatible assessments that they could “do it better”, where “it” means make the decision to kill, and that they are but a “phantom” (therefore not demanding of a serious response, such as discussion of a treaty). Foreign Policy has […] Continue Reading

Comments (0)

The Scientists’ Call

Posted on 11 November 2012 by Frank Sauer

… To Ban Autonomous Lethal Robots Computing experts from 37 countries call for ban on killer robots Decision to apply violent force must not be delegated to machines! More than 270 engineers, computing and artificial intelligence experts, roboticists, and professionals from related disciplines are calling for a ban on the development and deployment of weapon […] Continue Reading

Comments (0)