Tagged: Bioethics

Take A Peek Into The Psychedelic Subconscious Of Artificial Intelligence – ALLDAY

Artificial intelligence doesn’t quite “dream” the same way we humans do, but that doesn’t stop it from conjuring up some pretty wild visuals

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Killer Robots and the Concept of Meaningful Human Control | Human Rights Watch

Machines have long served as instruments of war, but historically humans have always dictated how they are used. The evolution of technology has the potential to change that reality, and the implications are profoundly disturbing. According to experts in artificial intelligence, fully autonomous weapons, which would select and engage targets without meaningful human control, could be developed for use within years, not decades

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The Philosophy of The Walking Dead – Wisecrack Edition 

Welcome to this special Wisecrack Edition of The Philosophy of The Walking Dead, where we take a look at the philosophy of The Walking Dead.

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Philosophers On The Syrian Refugees

The Syrian refugee crisis has been the subject of widespread debate, with political rhetoric escalating in recent weeks since the Paris attacks. What would a more careful conversation about the issues look like? To find out, I asked philosophers and political theorists to contribute some brief remarks on the crisis to an installment in the “Philosophers On” series. These are not comprehensive statements, but rather focused thoughts on specific issues, meant to prompt further discussion. Contributing are: Max G. Cherem (Kalamazoo College) — Understanding the Structural Issues Thomas Christiano (University of Arizona) — Morality Is not Risk Free Elizabeth Cohen (Syracuse University) — If not Idealism,..

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Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking Among Hundreds to Urge Ban on Military Robots

Via – NYT

Researchers and experts urged a worldwide ban on so-called autonomous weapons, saying they could set off a revolution in weaponry comparable to gunpowder and nuclear arms.