Archive for April 24, 2012

Robots Fighting Wars Could Be Blamed for Mistakes On the Battlefield

from Science Daily

ScienceDaily (Apr. 23, 2012) — As militaries develop autonomous robotic warriors to replace humans on the battlefield, new ethical questions emerge. If a robot in combat has a hardware malfunction or programming glitch that causes it to kill civilians, do we blame the robot, or the humans who created and deployed it? . . . Read Complete Report