Call for debate on killer robots


Tue, Aug 4th, 2009 09:05 by capnasty NEWS

An international debate is needed on the use of autonomous military robots, a leading academic has said. Noel Sharkey of the University of Sheffield said that a push toward more robotic technology used in warfare would put civilian life at grave risk.



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"We’ve never before built machines that operate in ways their creators don’t understand."