It looks like warnings about the dangers of applying artificial intelligence (AI) in weapons development has not fallen on deaf ears. In response to the open letter to the United Nations, sent by 116 experts and led by serial entrepreneur Elon Musk, the government of Great Britain has decided to ban fully autonomous weapons and weapons systems. The news comes in an announcement made by the U.K. Ministry of Defense earlier this week..
...This doesn’t include remotely operated drones and semi-autonomous defense systems, which armed forces from nations like the United States, South Korea, and even the U.K. currently employ.
19th June 2018