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Military & Technology
Transcript of Military & Technology
Primary Concern: Safety of Noncombatants
Not Inevitable, Not Necessary
If drones develop the capability of ethical and moral decision-making then who is accountable? Will the consequences of its actions have to be directed to the drone rather than individuals?
the ability of a machine to hunt, identify, and kill human targets based on software calculations in unscripted environments.
Accountability & Retribution
Algorithm for Ethics?
From “Categorization and legality of autonomous and remote weapons systems.” Cambridge University Press
From “'Moral' Robots: the Future of War or Dystopian Fiction?”. Chronicle Of Higher Education
Image: Could We Trust Killer Robots? The Wall Street Journal
From: Wendell Wallach and Gary Marchant, Proposal for a Governance Coordination Committee
- Steve Goose, Arms Division director at Human Rights Watch
"Giving machines the power to decide who lives and dies on the battlefield would take technology too far. Human control of robotic warfare is essential to minimizing civilian deaths and injuries."
Is This The Future?
What will war look like in the 22nd Century?
What world would we leave behind for future generations?
can progress be stopped?
what part will this issue play in the shaping of our culture values?
is this technological determinism?
Pew Research Center