When the Wrong Hastag Can Get You Killed by an Assassination Drone

Autonomous weapons


Wed, Nov 22nd, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

While some are suggesting that letting autonomous weapons kill on their own could actually save lives, comparing them to a self-driving car, the Future of Life Institute wants to ban them altogether, releasing the above video as an example of what kind of future we could expect. And if the fact that Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking are on board with the idea is not good enough to convince you, perhaps knowing that AI can't tell the difference between a turtle and a machine gun might.



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