21 Aug '17, 6am

AI is the new Pandora's box. @elonmusk

AI is the new Pandora's box. @elonmusk

Elon Musk may be pushing the envelope of AI technology , but the tech entrepreneur is well aware of the dangers of autonomous robots/weapons. Recently, Musk and Google ‘s Mustafa Suleyman lead a group of 116 robotics and AI pioneers from 26 countries to sign an open letter urging the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robotics and autonomous weapons. Advertisement The open letter comes ahead of the UN’s formal discussion on autonomous weapons (which include drones, tanks and automated machine guns) slated for November, addressing that the current direction of today’s arms race facilitates a “third revolution in warfare” following gunpowder and nuclear arms. The tech pioneers wrote: “Once developed, lethal autonomous weapons will permit armed conflict to be fought on a scale greater than ever, and at timescales faster than humans can comprehend. These c...

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Elon Musk urges UN to ban artificially intelligent killer robots

Elon Musk urges UN to ban artificially intellig...

inhabitat.com 21 Aug '17, 5pm

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#Musk warns of 'killer #robot ' #armsrace #irobot #arms #robotics #military #robotsoldiers

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bbc.co.uk 21 Aug '17, 6am

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cleantechnica.com 21 Aug '17, 9pm

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UN: Please ban autonomous killing machines

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electronicsweekly.com 20 Aug '17, 1pm

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spectrum.ieee.org 21 Aug '17, 6pm

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.@Elonmusk is suiting up for #SpaceX.

[email protected] is suiting up for #SpaceX.

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