Many leading researchers, IT engineers and tech entrepreneurs agree that the uncontrolled, rapidly advancing research in the context of the military use of autonomous weapon systems is becoming increasingly dangerous. Elon Musk recently warned of the risk of a 3rd ... →
The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global warned companies which are developing and producing autonomous weapons systems. Johan H. Andresen, head of the ethics panel of the Pension Fund, told Reuters that in future companies will be critically observed that produce ... →
The Long Range Anti-Ship Missile, under development by Lockheed Martin for the US Air Force and Navy, can act autonomously on targets. Recent testing of the missile proved it is able to manoeuvre on its own out of radio contact ... →
Robots on the Trigger: Are Soldiers Replaceable?
Podium discussion hosted by the Katholische Akademie Berlin (Berlin Catholic Academy) and the Zentrum für Ethische Bildung in den Stretikräften (Center for Ethical Armed Forces Education)
(Berlin, 4 September 2013) – The auditorium ... →
(Berlin/London)- Embargoed until 04/23/2013, 11:00 CET / 10:00 GMT – Autonomous weapons designed to independently locate and destroy targets without human intervention must be banned. This is the message launched today in London by the newly formed “Campaign to Stop ... →