The Dawn Of The Killer Robots
02 May 2020
Motherboard gains exclusive access to a small fleet of US Army bomb disposal robots—the same platforms the military has weaponized—and to a pair of DARPA’s six-foot-tall bipedal humanoid robots.
The team also meet Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams, renowned physicist Max Tegmark, and others who grapple with the spectre of artificial intelligence, killer robots, and a technological precedent forged in the atomic age.
It’s a story about the evolving relationship between humans and robots, and what AI in machines bodes for the future of war and the human race.