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Ban Killer Robots Before They Become Weapons of Mass Destruction


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Darren
- 1292 days ago - scientificamerican.com
We need an international agreement to prevent the development of autonomous weapons before they threaten global security



   

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Bernadette Porter (173)
Saturday August 8, 2015, 3:58 am
Fascinating topic! There are a lot of people who would be pleased to meet "Data", but not "The Terminator"! Thanks for an interesting article, Darren!
 

Animae C (507)
Saturday August 8, 2015, 5:48 am
Noted
Thanx Darren
 

Sheryl G (359)
Saturday August 8, 2015, 7:41 am
Egads.....so unlike Hitchbot.
Hitchbot The Hitchhiking Robot Better Be Careful His Offspring Might Remember How He Ended Up
 

Solitary Eagle (324)
Saturday August 8, 2015, 10:01 am
Thanks for posting, Darren.
 

Roger G (148)
Saturday August 8, 2015, 12:15 pm
robots need to apply Asimov's laws..
noted, thanks
 

Jamie Clemons (282)
Saturday August 8, 2015, 1:23 pm
We need to stop making drones too.
 

Birgit W (160)
Saturday August 8, 2015, 2:20 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

M B (62)
Saturday August 8, 2015, 5:50 pm
Scary stuff
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday August 8, 2015, 7:21 pm
I too am against drones.
And this, who would have ever thought this might be a reality one day.
Thank you Darren.
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Saturday August 8, 2015, 7:32 pm
Cheers.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday August 9, 2015, 4:56 am
No destruction can lead to construction
 

Freya H (345)
Sunday August 9, 2015, 8:23 am
Once the genie is out of the lamp, there's no putting him back. However, you can do your best to make sure he performs only benevolent actions.
 

Terrie W (798)
Sunday August 9, 2015, 8:48 am
OMD.......
 

Linda Behnejad (15)
Sunday August 9, 2015, 9:18 am
The only reason man would continue to construct weapons is clearly fear, man needs to control his fear, not what he/she is afraid of...
 

Gillian M (11)
Sunday August 9, 2015, 12:46 pm
Not sure if professor Schwartzenegger would agree
 

Gloria H (88)
Sunday August 9, 2015, 2:41 pm
Recruitment for human cannon fodder must be down. I am amazed at how many people are chomping at the bit to develop weaponry ...is it for the challenge, the money, the ego...certainly not out of a sense of caring for humanity.
 

Elizabeth M (65)
Sunday August 9, 2015, 7:18 pm
If we have the opportunity to create a world in which autonomous weapons are banned, and those who might use them are stigmatized and held accountable, do we not have a moral obligation to work toward such a world?
Thank You Darren, noted.
(Maybe a little off subject, but earlier this week a dron dropped a bunch of drugs into where the prisoners get their breaks and a very huge fight ensued).
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday August 9, 2015, 7:44 pm
Machines don't kill---only people do. thx Darren
 

donna m (97)
Monday August 10, 2015, 12:39 am
noted
 

donna m (97)
Monday August 10, 2015, 12:40 am
thanks for sharing
 

Fiona Ogilvie (562)
Monday August 10, 2015, 3:06 pm
ban weapons, ban weapon development. Will share on fb and twitter.
 

Yvonne White (229)
Monday August 10, 2015, 6:24 pm
Do you watch "Humans" on AMC? Interesting stuff..a cross between DATA & Terminator, free-range AI's?! ;) Drones are robots, but not self-guided (yet)..Cars kill more than drones, if we're bashing machines..;) But, yes, Asimov's Laws need to be integrated into any future robots, etc.
 

Jim M (38)
Monday August 10, 2015, 7:08 pm
thank you
 

Jim M (38)
Monday August 10, 2015, 7:08 pm
noted
 
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