Killer Robots

Robots: Better Saved For Sci-Fi?

Colin Bull | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Tech
Colin Bull

The UK currently has a doom and gloom attitude towards AI, thanks to TV, film, and regular AI failure news stories. To thoroughly ensure the public feel confident and embrace this technology, the businesses which manufacture, sell, use and promote AI must thoroughly test the quality of the software behind all AI devices to protect against hackers, threats or indeed, robots turning on us and destroying human life.

Killer Robots Might Be Humanity's Redemption

Karthick Ram Manoharan | Posted 05.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Karthick Ram Manoharan

Losses will be great, but we have already lost so much at each other's hands. Our victory, however, will be in our united, permanent struggle under the banner of a genuine, universal humanity.

Eaten by Robots

George Zarkadakis | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK Tech
George Zarkadakis

Given the risk of being devoured, or otherwise exterminated by the conscious robots of the future why do we persist in developing ever more intelligent computer systems, and ever more agile robotic technologies?

Vatican Votes To Outlaw Killer Robots

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Tech

It's a question you've probably asked yourself many times: If the robots do take over where's the safest place to hide? Turns out you can do worse ...

UN To Debate Killer Robots, Because That's A Thing Now

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Tech

The United Nations is to debate the legality, necessity and usefulness of killer robots. But the informal meeting will not culminate in binding pol...

Killer Robots Take a Hit

Niall Couper | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech
Niall Couper

Coming soon near you it's The Terminator. Yes, folks the fully autonomous weapon is firmly on the horizon. Whether on the battlefield or targeted on the streets, these weapons should have no place in warfare or policing. But a future where the decision on whether you live or die could soon be made by a Killer Robot. It sounds like science fiction, but the reality is moving ever closer.

Killer Robot Campaigners Seek Vote On Death Machines

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A first step towards banning "killer robot" weapons that think for themselves could be taken by the international community later this week. Nation...

Britain Not Building 'Killer Robots', Minister Insists

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Politics

Britain has no intention of constructing killer robots that can go to war without being under the control of humans, the government has insisted. F...

UN Draft Report Recommends Ban On Killer Robots

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Tech

A campaign launched last month to pre-emptively ban killer robots was given a boost after a draft UN report called for measure to be taken before thei...

'Campaign To Stop Killer Robots' Launches To Stop Terminator Before It's Too Late

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.06.2013 | UK Tech

A campaign has launched to stop the creation of killer robots before it's too late. The Campaign To Stop Killer Robots is calling for pre-emptive b...

Neuron, Europe's First Stealth Drone 'Killer Robot', Makes Test Flight

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK Tech

The first stealth drone developed in Europe has made its first flight from a test base in France. The terrifyingly-named "nEUROn" Drone has been bu...