Two of the world’s pioneers in robotics and artificial intelligence are calling for the United Nations to ban the creation of killer robots: Tesla’s Elon Musk and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman are heading a group of 116 industry specialists from 26 counties, all calling for a ban on autonomous weapons.
Writing about the impending dangers of this extraordinary advancement in robotics and autonomous vehicles, Edward Szall shares poignant insights in a recent post on TruNews. You can follow Edward on your Twitter account by following his handle @realEdwardSzall.
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Make Yourself Aware
From autonomous warships and unmanned combat aerial vehicles to robot soldiers and unmanned combat ground vehicles, we have taken the lid off Pandora’s Box and entered the StarWars era of humanity.
You can read his full article by clicking on the Source below. Here’s another quote from that post:
“Once developed, lethal autonomous weapons will permit armed conflict to be fought at a scale greater than ever, and at timescales faster than humans can comprehend,” the group wrote in their letter which debuted Monday at the opening of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) in Melbourne. “These can be weapons of terror, weapons that despots and terrorists use against innocent populations, and weapons hacked to behave in undesirable ways.”