Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

A Pentagon defense expert and former U.S. Army Ranger explores what it would mean to give machines authority over the ultimate decision of life or death. What happens when a Predator drone has as much autonomy as a Google car? Or when a weapon that can hunt its own targets is hacked? Although it sounds like science fiction, the technology already exists to create weapons th A Pentagon defense expert and former U.S. Army Ranger explores what it would mean to give machines authority over the...

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Title:Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War
Author:Paul Scharre
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Genres:Science
ISBN:0393608980
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:448 pages pages

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