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Warbots don't exist yet, and the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots hopes to keep it that way...We are not talking about things that will look like an army of Terminators," Steve Goose, a spokesman for the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots , tells me. "
Killer robots that can attack targets without any human input "should not have the power of life and death, than human" a new UN report said. Report of the UN Commission for Human Rights posted online this week deals with
Pharmaceutical TV ads give us 15 seconds of hoopla about the benefits of a new breakthrough cure for gout or athlete's foot and then another 15 seconds to list the possible harmful side effects which might include nausea, fainting spells and
We're worried about machines that can be programmed, you put in a certain set of criteria, but then you set that machine free and it goes off whether it is in the air or on land or in the sea. "I don't want a programmed machine to kill me."
Human beings are introspective creatures; we know what we know and we know what we don't know...Would our cellphones, gadgets, and robots benefit from being cognizant of the limitations of their knowledge?...To MIT computer scientist Leslie Pack
Already there are unmanned aircraft demonstrators like the arrow-head shaped X-47B that can pretty-well fly a mission by itself with no involvement of a ground-based "pilot". There are missile systems like the Patriot that can identify and engage
January 20, 2013 If someone tells you to think of a robot, what springs to mind? Is it a humanoid shape made of metal, with glowing eyes, that speaks in a jerky voice? Or is it a robotic factory arm, or a car that can park for you, or maybe a system
But it was in industry rather than in the home where they were first used. General Motors is generally thought to have been the first company to install robots, to lift pieces of hot metal from die-casting machines. Demand for robots has been growing
The International Federation of Robots tracks the growth in usage, production, and trade in robots, and the numbers have grown at a tantalizing rate...South Korea lead the way in robot density in 2011, with 347 robots per 10,000 workers in the
And if you crash into one and break it, the PR2s sell for a list price of $400,000 each...And, says Romania-born Ciocarlie, "with PR2, we hope to use mobile manipulation to help people with disabilities regain a sense of independence. Our goal is to