Military harnessing brainwaves to teach AI to ID targets

Despite recent comments from leading military technologists claiming that the Pentagon isn't or shouldn't be pursuing autonomous killer robot technology, research it has simultaneously been funding seems to suggest otherwise. "Without even realizing it, soldiers could soon be training robot sharpshooters to take their jobs," writes Patrick Tucker, technology editor for Defense One, in a … Continue reading Military harnessing brainwaves to teach AI to ID targets

Complications of Letting A.I. Take the Wheel

Self-driving cars will likely soon be a common sight on roads throughout America and the rest of the world. But as these autonomous vehicles become a reality, their introduction to the market and to real-world driving situations raises safety and ethical questions. The extent to which self-driving cars will fully replace human-driven ones remains unclear. … Continue reading Complications of Letting A.I. Take the Wheel