Scientists call for ban on autonomous killer robots

Good luck with that. GRAUBUNDEN, SWITZERLAND – The world must act quickly to avert a future in which autonomous robots with artificial intelligence roam the battlefields killing humans, scientists and arms experts warned at an elite gathering in the Swiss Alps. Rules must be agreed to prevent the development of such weapons, they said at a January 19–23 meeting of billionaires, scientists and political leaders in the snow-covered ski resort of Davos. Angela Kane, the German UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs from 2012–2015, said the world had been slow to take pre-emptive measures to protect humanity from the lethal technology. Read more


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