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17 MAY 2021 The publication is available from https://shop.icrc.org/icrc-position-on-autonomous-weapon-systems-pdf-en Excerpt
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As the world’s militaries rush to win the AI race, organizations are raising their voices in opposition. https://interestingengineering.com/ethics-of-robotic-warfare-and-autonomous-weapons By Eric James Beyer, Mar 16, 2021 While on patrol in the mountains of Afghanistan in 2004, former US Army Ranger Paul Scharre spotted a girl of about five years old walking curiously close to his sniper team...
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The new simulation environment will use ‘digital twins’ to rapidly test and iterate “collaborative autonomous networked technologies,” AFRL explains. By THERESA HITCHENS on March 05, 2021 WASHINGTON: Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is shifting the focus of its Golden Horde program from testing its own swarming weapons to developing a digital environment, nicknamed Colosseum, to test vendors...
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Source: SWI swissinfo.ch https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/machines-and-ethics–artificial-intelligence-switzerland/46213634 Digital technologies hold great promise for the economy and society. But some recent developments, such as face recognition, also present ethical dilemmas. The challenges are immense for Switzerland, which is one of the leading developers of artificial intelligence (AI). This content was published on December 10, 2020. CHRISTIAN RAAFLAUB Digitalisation has...
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Justin Haner is a doctoral candidate at Northeastern who studies autonomous weapons systems. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University Article by Molly Callahan November 15, 2019 Snippet: In 2018, a Russian state-run news agency announced that Russian forces had deployed a remote-controlled robotic tank to Syria. Despite all this, Haner and Garcia found that there is little oversight or regulation...
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21 Oct 2019 Experts representing a diversity of views on autonomous weapons systems collaborate on a realistic policy roadmap By Ronald Arkin, Leslie Kaelbling, Stuart Russell, Dorsa Sadigh, Paul Scharre, Bart Selman and Toby Walsh Editor’s Note: The debate on autonomous weapons systems has been escalating over the past several years as the underlying technologies evolve to...
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