A UN meeting on autonomous weapons convenes in Geneva next week. More than 20 countries have already called for a total ban on killer robots.
This is one of the main unresolved areas in the future uses of tech under the “nirvana or nightmare” dichotomy: very much in the nightmare category as things stand. The most compelling short introduction to the subject, among the series of entries on this website to date, involves the short “Slaughterbots” YouTube film made by the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots.
Image: screenshot from You Tube film