Call to boycott killer robots (w/ video)

Photo: Military robots are making war more likely by lowering the threshold of conflict. Image source: International Committee for Robot Arms Control

from Phys.org

August 21, 2012

(Phys.org) — Engineers should stop working on killer robots and kick the habit of military funding, a leading Australian applied ethicist has said.

In a paper published in IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, Monash University philosopher Dr Robert Sparrow, called on engineers to boycott work on military robots such as the controversial ‘Predator’ drone from the United States. “It is clear that military organisations fund a significant amount of, and perhaps even most of, robotics research today,” Dr Sparrow said. . . . Read Complete Report

from youtube

RETRO: Military channel . Robots

Uploaded by  on Oct 4, 2008

This video shows the advancement of the United States Army. Its is a show of intellegance and technique

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