Campaign to Stop Killer Robots Warns UN of AI Threat ‘a Few Years Away’

Posted on Oct 21, 2015 wackystuff / CC BY-SA 2.0 The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots gathered experts in artificial intelligence, lawyers and activists at the United Nations on Tuesday to warn against a growing reliance on “stupid AI” that can be disastrous in the real world. The Guardian reports: … there are concerning technologies “only a few years, at best, away”, [said Toby Walsh, a professor of artificial intelligence at the University of New South Wales], and with semi-autonomous systems, such as drones, “it would take very little to remove the human from that loop and replace them with a computer”. Walsh and other members of the campaign painted a dire picture of uninhibited artificial intelligence taking root on battlefields and national borders. Unlike those needed for nuclear weapons, they said,…


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