Are we ready for virtual war?

In Newsweek

FE Cover Military AI BANNER

The US is the only nation with ethical standards for AI Weapons. Should we be afraid?

From my cover story in the Sept. 24, 2021, issue of Newsweek

At a time when the U.S. has pulled its troops from Afghanistan and is reluctant to commit them to other conflicts around the world, the ability to attack from a distance with unmanned weapons is becoming a key element of U.S. military strategy. Artificial intelligence, by endowing machines with the ability to make battlefield decisions on their own, makes this strategy viable. Plans are being laid to include AI in a whole arsenal of weaponry, ranging from fighter jets to submarines to missiles, which will be able to strike at terrorists and enemy forces entirely under their own control–humans, optional….Read more

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