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What can you do to stop killer robots?

Jan. 22, 2016

The age of autonomous weapons will be upon us sooner than you think.

The age of autonomous weapons will be upon us sooner than you think. It is believed by many scientists that within a few years, we might have artificial intelligence weapons fighting our wars. While this might sound like a more human war, the reality could be worse than anything we could image.

According to Industry Week, Angela Kane, the German UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs from 2012 until last year, said the world had been slow to take pre-emptive measures to protect humanity from the lethal technology.

“It may be too late,” she told a debate in Davos. “There are many countries and many representatives in the international community that really do not understand what is involved. This development is something that is limited to a certain number of advanced countries.”

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About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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