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Nick Bostrom

Source: ‘Eugenics on steroids’: the toxic and contested legacy of Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute | Technology | The Guardian

Source: Inside Ukraine’s Killer-Drone Startup Industry | WIRED

Source: Ukraine Rolls Out Target-Seeking Terminator Drones

“I am not stupid, you know,” says Sarah Connor in the original 1984 Terminator movie, refusing to believe that a killer robot is after her. “They cannot make things like that yet.”

“Not yet,” Kyle Reese tells her. “Not for about forty years.”

Forty years is now up. Not only do autonomous weapons exist, they can be built at a kitchen table with components bought online. And as Sternenko suggest, they are rapidly improving. It will take some time for the world to fully comes to terms with what this means.

My thoughts – target discrimination, IFF, how far will this go? Ukraine is desperate, how far will they go?

Source: Ukrainian Wild Hornets Co-Founder Talks About The Future Of Drone Wars

Need to look more into their “AI targeting”. What will prevent drones from getting turned around or mis-deployed and automatically attacking friendly targets? See the other article

Source: Navy Looking For Counter-Drone Systems That Can Be Rapidly Added To Its Ships

Source: Drone Warfare’s Terrifying AI-Enabled Next Step Is Imminent

Source: Superfluous people vs AI: what the jobs revolution might look like

Source: Stanisław Lem’s Prescient Vision of Artificial Life | The MIT Press Reader