What are killer robots?

Saturday, 27 June 2020 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Four legged robot creatures walking through sea water near island

So what are killers robots? And what work is being done to challenge their use? To find out, Rad Show host AC spoke with Professor Michael Winikoff, AI expert from Aotearoa New Zealand and Matilda Byrne, Australian National Coordinator for the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots and a specialist in international security and disarmament. We discuss LAWS - Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems, the ethical, legal and technological issues with their development and the campaign to ban these killer robots.

The video Professor Winikoff mentions can be found here: https://youtu.be/9CO6M2HsoIA

Music credit - 'Once' by Ngaiire

Saturday 10:00am to 10:30am
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