Basics Matter in Killer Robots Debate

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Last year, Human Rights Watch launched a cam­paign to ban the devel­op­ment of autonomous weapons sys­tems, which they dys­phemisti­cally call “killer robots.” The report and email cam­paign has sev­eral prob­lems to it, which Greg McNeal lays out ably here — namely, that it’s based entirely on an over­sim­pli­fied cam­paign of fear and doesn’t take into […]

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