Famous Scientists Say “No!” To Killer Robots

Famous Scientists Say “No!” To Killer Robots

Former GOTWs Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and Steve Wozniak have been making more headlines lately. However, this time they’re banding together with The Future of Life Institute to achieve a common goal. All three, along with dozens of supporters, feel Artificial Intelligence (AI) should not be used for weaponized applications. The group has issued an open letter calling for the banning of autonomous weapon systems. Needless to say, the military/defense industry has interest in this type of technology and the group fears for the possible outcome. If you don’t understand why they feel this way, just watch 1984’s The Terminator film.

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