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Robot Weapons: What’s the Harm? by New York Times

Robot Weapons What s the Harm The New York Times


The world should approach A.I. weapons as an engineering problem — to establish internationally sanctioned weapons standards, mandate proper testing and formulate reasonable post-deployment controls — rather than by forgoing the prospect of potentially safer and more effective weapons.

Instead of turning the planet into a “Terminator”-like battlefield, machines may be able to pierce the fog of war better than humans can, offering at least the possibility of a more humane and secure world. We deserve a chance to find out.

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cringe. and inevitable?

Not only inevitable but there's a real chance for things to get out of control quickly.

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