Tag: drones

  • Slaughter Bots

    Another terrifying development at the nexus of autonomous weapon systems and artificial intelligence. Korea announced that it’s developing a system that, would search for and eliminate targets without human control, are called the third revolution in the battleground after gunpowder and nuclear weapons. Such weapons would include an AI-based missile that can control its speed […]

  • Drone Swarm

    Drone Swarm

    The nightmare scenario of autonomous drones raining terror from the skies comes into sharper focus as 60 Minutes does a story about a Department of Defense test showing the successful test of a swarm of drones completing a series of tests on their own. The piece covers advancements in drone weapons technology not only in the air but […]

  • Russian Tank Killer Drone

    Russian Tank Killer Drone

    “A group of drones could operate in a fully autonomous mode – establishing a position and keeping to a designated route, and also interacting with other robotic complexes.” – RT News You read that right. Fully Autonomous. Shiver.

  • Year of the Monkey, Robot

    This is how they celebrated the Chinese New Year in Guangzhou. 540 robots dancing in unison with a squadron of drones hovering overhead in formation.

  • Robots copy Nature

    As soon as Google announced it was acquiring the scary mechanical cheetah company Boston Dynamics, twitter exploded into a series of snarky comments about self-aware robots from a company that knows everything about you chasing after you to watch more YouTube. Say what you will, Boston Dynamic is a fascinating company. I’ve marveled at BD’s […]

  • Daniel Suarez Nightmare a Reality

    I wrote back in June about Autonomous Robotic Weapons and the fear that SciFi writer Daniel Suarez had that these would one day be built and what could go wrong. Looks like it’s real. In the recruitment video above, the Air Force invites future cadets to work with them on creating a network of autonomous […]

  • Autonomous Robotic Weapons

    Daniel Suarez is one of my favorite SciFi writers because he takes the technology trends happening today and draws a line into the future to warn us of what dystopian nightmare awaits if we take the humanity out of technology. I have recommended his book, Daemon to many people as a must read if you’re […]

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