Fear the rise of drone assassins

A new short film from the Campaign Against Killer Robots warns of a future where weaponised flying drones target and assassinate certain members of the public, using facial recognition technology to identify them. Is this a realistic threat that could rightly spur an effective ban on the technology? Or is…

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Be careful not to automate the fun out of life

Imagine you are about to go on vacation. You have been looking forward to it for some time. But your robotic personal assistant has other ideas. It calmly explains to you that it will be cheaper, safer and more efficient for it to take your place on the holiday trip.…

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Drones To Be Used To Monitor Parking Services In Nairobi

Nairobi will soon be using drones to monitor parking in the city. The service will be used to determine how many cars are in specific parking slots and this information will be checked against the money collected each day to determine which motorists didn't pay. The company appointed to develop…

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