Killer robots are ‘quickly moving toward reality’, expert warns

Killer robots are ‘quickly moving toward reality’ and humanity only has a YEAR to ban them, expert warnsRobots do the fighting would keep soldiers and officers out of harm’s wayBut experts say the threats to humanity would outweigh any benefitsRisk of harm or erroneous targeting of civilians would increaseShould start process on lethal autonomous weapons systems in 2017By Bonnie Docherty With The Conversation Published: 17:37, 17 June 2016 | Updated: 17:55, 17 June 2016 New technology could lead humans to relinquish control over decisions to use lethal force.As artificial intelligence advances, the possibility that machines could independently select and fire on targets is fast approaching.Fully autonomous weapons, also known as ‘killer robots,’ are quickly moving from the realm of science fiction toward reality.Scroll down for video  As artificial intelligence advances,…


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