We must ban killer robots

Toby Walsh

“How will Artificial Intelligence change war? Hollywood has it wrong. It won’t be Terminator, robots with sentience, that transform warfare. It will be much simpler technologies that are, depending on your perspective, at best or at worst less than a decade away. Indeed, it is stupid AI that I fear. We will soon be giving machines that are not sufficiently capable the right to make life or death decisions …”