What If: Robots Go to War?

What If: Robots Go to War?

21 January 2015 | WEF |

Remarkable advances in artificial intelligence may soon have implications for the future of warfare. What if autonomous weapon systems replace both soldiers and generals?

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is going on in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. Specialists from all over the world have done an in-depth discussion that explores the possible, plausible and probable impacts of artificial intelligence on defence systems. Stuart Russell, Sir Roger Carr, Alan Winfield, Angela Kane and Michael Duffy participated in this discussion. Some of the questions that discussed are:

  • Would you rather send man or machine to fight in a war? Would you rather be attacked by a human or a robot?
  • Can machines be moral?
  • Can machines be accountable?
  • What do you think?
  • And so on…

See full discussion here:

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