Robots, Terrorists, and Morals
November 13, 2002 | Source: Robots.net
When the car carrying six Islamic terrorists was blown up recently by a Hellfire-C missle fired from a Predator RQ-1A UAV, it raised ethical questions about robots remotely controlled by humans. But what sort of reaction will we see the first time a fully autonomous robot like the X-45 UCAV engages the enemy?
“Al-Qaeda’s zealots never thought they would be fighting American robots — and losing.”