killer robots

NETFLIX

'Neon Genesis Evangelion' Is Coming to Netflix

You're not ready.
Noel Ransome
11.27.18
THE FUTURE

The Emotionless Future of War Means Even More Killing

A new report thinks dispassionate killer robots will carry out the conflicts of tomorrow. What could possibly go wrong?
Tom Whyman
10.18.18
killer robots

In 'Westworld,' Sex Worker Robots Now Hold All The Power

The show uses sex work as a proxy for wider themes of consent, trauma, exploitation, and empowerment.
Becky Ferreira
6.18.18
war

The Future of War Is Autonomous Killer Robots Battling to the Death

Just a quick update on how we're all going to die.
Mattha Busby
4.13.18
Bad AI

Top Researchers Write 100-Page Report Warning About AI Threat to Humanity

26 researchers from 14 organizations compiled a sweeping report on the dangers posed by malicious superhuman artificial intelligence.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.21.18
tech

Watch ‘Slaughterbots,’ A Warning About the Future of Killer Bots

The Future of Life Institute channels ‘Black Mirror’ in its short film warning about the danger of autonomous killer robots.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.13.17
Inhuman Kind

How Worried Should You Be About the AK-47 Company’s New Killer Robots?

Russia-based Kalashnikov Group says it's developing a military AI. But don't panic quite yet.
David Axe
7.17.17
drone wars

A Former British Drone Pilot Says Killing With Robots Is ‘Utterly Wrong’

"There are things that you just can’t account for ahead of time."
Ben Sullivan
6.1.17
russia

The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots Makes Incremental Progress at the UN

It overcame resistance from Russia at the last minute, starting a diplomatic process that could lead to a ban.
David Rogers
12.19.16
uk

A Love Letter to 'Robot Wars,' the Best Show on British TV

Season 8 was the greatest series of Robot Wars yet.
Victoria Turk
8.30.16
movies

‘Short Circuit’ Is a Horror Film Now That Killer Robots Are Real

The 1986 family comedy plays a lot different in the age of drone warfare.
Matthew Gault
8.16.16
Dallas

The Legal and Ethical Ramifications of Letting Police Kill Suspects With Robots

Dallas police used a bomb robot to kill a suspect in what was "essentially a jury-rigged version of a drone strike"—where do we go from here?
Jason Koebler
7.9.16
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