We Should Not Ban ‘Killer Robots,’ and Here’s Why

We Should Not Ban ‘Killer Robots,’ and Here’s Why

spectrum.ieee.org 29 Jul '15, 2am

The problem with this argument is that no letter, UN declaration, or even a formal ban ratified by multiple nations is going to prevent people from being able to build autonomous, weaponized robots. The barriers keeping people from developing this kind of system are just too low. Consider the “armed quadcopters.” Today you can buy a smartphone-controlled quadrotor for US $300 at Toys R Us . Just imagine what you’ll be able to buy tomorrow. This technology exists. It’s improving all the time. There’s simply too much commercial value in creating quadcopters (and other robots) that have longer endurance, more autonomy, bigger payloads, and ev...

Study: Smart meters will create an artificial energy market prone to bubbles, crashes, blackouts

eetimes.com 28 Jul '15, 9pm

MUNICH — In some geographies including Germany, smart meters are mandatory for new buildings — being an ingredient of smart grids, they allow...

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micron.com 28 Jul '15, 4pm
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The explosion of connected devices and digital services is generating massive amounts of new data. For this data to be useful, it must be sto...

FAU to develop unmanned marine vehicles for bridge inspections

ecnmag.com 28 Jul '15, 3pm
FAU to develop unmanned marine vehicles for bridge inspections

The task of inspecting and maintaining Florida's extensive network of approximately 11,450 bridges is arduous, especially since so many of th...

2015年Q2のスマホシェア、Samsungが首位を維持

eetimes.jp 29 Jul '15, 6am

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electronicsforu.com 28 Jul '15, 11am

Gesture recognition technology is here to stay and will make life smarter and easier. With we...

Auto makers start slamming those stable doors as the #hacking horse bolts - N...

newelectronics.co.uk 28 Jul '15, 10am
Auto makers start slamming those stable doors as the #hacking horse bolts - New Electronics

While the odd stable door has been slammed belatedly, you would like to think that additional...

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