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  1. Killer Robots Need to Be Stopped

    Leading Robot Scientist Calls for Regulation

    We’ve got two options: A scientific community that self-regulates its artificial intelligence innovations or a future of autonomous killer robots. That’s some scientists are warning about, worrying about weaponized robotic systems that are developing so fast they fear humans could lose control. University of California scientist Stuart Russell, co-author of the leading AI texbook, says scientists and governments should work to apply international humanitarian law to these systems, just like they do for chemical weapons. Or, other experts argue, we could just embrace a future of robot-human coexistence. 

     

     

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