AI researchers want governments to ban killer robots, before it's too late

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Artificial intelligence technology has developed in leaps and bounds in the last decade, and now, governments are being urged to ban robots that can kill, before things get out of hand.

Researchers from Australia and Canada have issued an open letter to the respective leaders of each country, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, to take a “firm global stand” against weaponising AI.

The open letter comes ahead of a United Nations conference on the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW), which restricts or bans specific types of weapons that are indiscriminate in its force or cause excessive injury. Read more…

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Source: Mashable AI Feed

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