UN reopens talks on defining 'killer robots'

Ahead of a major United Nations meeting to address the growing issues surrounding lethal autonomous weapons, a team of leading AI and robotics researchers has called for a boycott of a South Korean university that recently announced the opening of an AI weapons lab... Continue Reading AI experts call for boycott of South Korean university over autonomous weapons research Category: Robotics Tags: Artificial Intelligence Autonomous Research Weapons Related Articles: As the UN delays talks, more industry leaders back ban on weaponized AI 52 genes associated with intelligence discovered Kalashnikov’s new autonomous weapons and the “Terminator conundrum” Open letter petitions UN to ban the development on weaponized AI AI used to improve clarity of images taken in severe conditions

UN reopens talks on defining 'killer robots'

A new round of talks on the use of so-called killer robots reopened at the United Nations on Monday, with a focus on defining the characteristics of autonomous lethal weapons.

Mon 9 Apr 18 from Phys.org

Artificial intelligence researchers boycott South Korean university amid fears it is developing killer robots

Researchers warn of a 'Skynet scenario' involving weaponized robots fighting wars against each other

Thu 5 Apr 18 from The Independent

AI experts call for boycott of South Korean university over autonomous weapons research

Ahead of a major United Nations meeting to address the growing issues surrounding lethal autonomous weapons, a team of leading AI and robotics researchers has called for a boycott of ...

Wed 4 Apr 18 from Gizmag

Google Neural Network Can Isolate Individual Voices in Videos

In a new feat of machine learning magic, Google Research has developed a system that can replicate the "cocktail party effect," where your brain focuses on a single audio source in a crowded ...

Fri 13 Apr 18 from Extremetech

Google trains its AI to pick out voices in a noisy crowd to SPY on your secret conversations 

Despite global privacy concerns, Google claims the technology's applications are likely to be in clearing up speech in video calls and boosting the power of hearing aids.

Fri 13 Apr 18 from Daily Mail

Google AI can pick out voices in a crowd

Humans are usually good at isolating a single voice in a crowd, but computers? Not so much -- just ask anyone trying to talk to a smart speaker at a house party. Google may have a ...

Thu 12 Apr 18 from Engadget

Fully autonomous 'killer robots' could be here within a YEAR, claims expert

EXCLUSIVE: AI and robotics expert, professor Noel Sharkey, from Sheffield University believes a UN convention in Geneva could be make or break for the development of AI.

Tue 10 Apr 18 from Daily Mail

Researcher warns that sex robots could ‘change humanity forever’

Computer scientist Noel Sharkey is warning of the dangers of sex robots. Sharkey says that the robots will have negative consequences for society.

Mon 9 Apr 18 from Daily Mail

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