David Hambling, Popular Mechanics: Why the U.S. Is Backing Killer Robots
AI weapons could soon execute military strikes on their own. Some think that’s a bad idea.
As the power of artificial intelligence grows, the likelihood of a future war filled with killer robots grows as well. Proponents suggest that lethal autonomous weapon systems (LAWs) might cause less “collateral damage,” while critics warn that giving machines the power of life and death would be a terrible mistake.
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WNU Editor: Pandora’s Box has already been opened, and it is too late to put this genie back into the bottle. As for the Pentagon, they are investing big into AI …. DARPA Announces $2 Billion Campaign to Develop Next Wave of AI Technologies (DARPA).