Post Profile

Debating Slaughterbots and the Future of Autonomous Weapons

People can look at the same technology and disagree about how it will shape the future, explains Paul Scharre as he shares a final perspective on the Slaughterbots debate
read more


Related Posts

Uber, Lyft sign Livable Cities pledge, plan to shape future of urban transit

Business & Finance / Real Estate : Curbed

15 transit and tech companies sign voluntary compact promoting equity, environmental, and social concerns City streets have gotten crowded, and it’s not just due to more cars. Between the race to develop autonomous vehicle technolog...

Autonomous Weapons Are More Dangerous Than You Think

Technology / Gadgets : Ubergizmo

Paul Scharre, a former Pentagon official who played a role in establishing the country’s policy on autonomous weapons, has written a new report which argues that these weapons are more dangerous in real-world environments than we th...

StratoEnergetics introduces new Slaughterbot autonomous weapon

Humor / odd : Boing Boing

Looking like an iPhone rollout or creepy TED Talk, this sci-fi PSA from the group Stop Autonomous Weapons looks at a possible near future of autonomous drones trained to kill a specific human target. (more…)

Lethal Microdrones, Dystopian Futures, and the Autonomous Weapons Debate

Hobbies / Robotics : IEEE Spectrum: Automaton

The future of weaponized robots requires a reasoned discussion, not scary videos

Amid middle school shooting, a debate rages over random weapons searches at L.A. campuses

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now

The shooting Thursday at a middle school in the Westlake area comes amid a debate in the Los Angeles Unified School District about the effectiveness and fairness of random searches for weapons on campuses. LAUSD is the only school d...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC