Scientists Worried About Potential Dangers Of Killer Robots

“Killer robots” are fully autonomous weapons that are among the topics discussed this year at World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Due to the general increase in interest in the field of artificial intelligence, it is the first time when the subject is mentioned at the annual meeting. In the past, there where a focus more on the advantages generated by the advances in the field of robotics, as reported by the website Phys.org. However, the Thursday’s session of the international forum studied the darker side, concerned on the hypothesis that autonomous intelligent robots might go to war. The science-fiction literature and Hollywood movies presented for decades such apocalyptic scenarios. However, various organizations, experts and scientists started to take this threat seriously only in recent years. The panel in Davos included BAE…


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