Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Tech That

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Tech That

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KILLER ROBOTS ARE COMING TO GET US, MAYBE SHOULD we be worried about Artificial Intelligence? Could there be a rise of machines, like Terminators? Most people would likely answer with a shrug - I mean, what harm could it do? Well, they might stop shrugging and start shivering with fear if they read the contents of a letter to the United Nations this week signed by more than 100 of the world's leading experts in AI.

Those include Tesla boss Elon Musk, pictured below, and the head of Google's Deep Mind AI project Mustafa Suleyman.

What are they getting worked up about, you ask? Well, how do autonomous weapons sound to you? They sound scary to me. Terminator scary.

An autonomous weapon is one that can select a target, and take it down, without human intervention. They don't exist at the moment, but the technology that makes them possible is slowly coming together. …

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