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Hawking, Musk, Woz (and others): Robots will kill us all

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Re: Some Grounds for Worry, But...

I doubt most civilian drones can carry heavy weapons right now, but there isn't a huge difference between a remote controlled drone and an autonomous weapon. Both keep the operator well out of harm's way. And certainly they'd both do just as well at terrorizing an unarmed populace. The only real difference is if the commander tells an operator what to destroy or if he tells the machine directly (and probably still through an intermediate tech.)

I'm not sure if this is supposed to be another part of their anti-AI crusades or if they just don't understand that war evolves as technology does.

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