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Stutt Ethics Lecture, U. Naval Academy, 25 Mar Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century excerpts from the article are below Despite all the enthusiasm in military circles for the next generation of unmanned vehicles, ships, and planes, there is one question that people are generally reluctant to talk about.
What happens to the human role in war as we arm ever more intelligent, more capable, and more autonomous robots? As far back as World War II, the Norden bombsight made calculations of height, speed, and trajectory too complex for a human to automatically decide when to drop a bomb on a B By the time of the first Gulf War, Captain Doug Fries, a radar navigator, could write this description of what it was like to bomb Iraq in his B There are myriad pressures to give war-bots greater and greater autonomy.
The first is simply the push to make more capable and more intelligent robots. But as psychologist and artificial intelligence expert Robert Epstein notes, this comes with a built-in paradox. But once you reach a space where it is really capable, how do you limit them?
With no draft, no need for congressional approval the last formal declaration of war was inno tax or war bonds, and now the knowledge that the Americans at risk are more and more just American machines, the already lowering bars to war may well hit the ground.
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