Killer robots

http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2014/05/06/killer-robots-ethics-in-the-age-of-co-robotics/

“Activists with The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots say the technology must be stopped now to prevent it becoming part of modern warfare. We gathered a panel of experts to discuss how the ethics of autonomous robotics goes far beyond killer weapons.

  • Ian Kerr, hold the Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law and Technology at the University of Ottawa. He is also the co-author of the forthcoming book Robot Law, and is a member of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. He was in Ottawa.
  • Kathleen Richardson is an anthropologist, robot expert, and research associate at University College London. She was in Cambridge, England.
  • Daniel H. Wilson is an artificial intelligence and robotics expert. He is also the author of the Robopocalypse and it’s upcoming sequel Robogenesis. He was in New York.”
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