Skynet in the sky: The Flying Killer Robot thread

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Post by Kwix » 04 Apr 2018, 19:21

Hugh Akston wrote:
04 Apr 2018, 18:02
3,000+ Google employees demand the company shut down an object-recognition project for military drones.
While the project is "specifically scoped to be for non-offensive purposes," the employee letter takes issue with this assurance, saying that "the technology is being built for the military, and once it's delivered, it could easily be used to assist in [lethal] tasks." While the project might not create an autonomous weapons system, in many cases target identification is just the first step in some kind of offensive move toward that target. Many Google employees are clearly uncomfortable with any involvement in that process.
I'm pretty sure this was the plot of a movie staring Val Kilmer.
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Re: Skynet in the sky: The Flying Killer Robot thread

Post by lunchstealer » 04 Apr 2018, 19:28

Kwix wrote:
04 Apr 2018, 19:21
Hugh Akston wrote:
04 Apr 2018, 18:02
3,000+ Google employees demand the company shut down an object-recognition project for military drones.
While the project is "specifically scoped to be for non-offensive purposes," the employee letter takes issue with this assurance, saying that "the technology is being built for the military, and once it's delivered, it could easily be used to assist in [lethal] tasks." While the project might not create an autonomous weapons system, in many cases target identification is just the first step in some kind of offensive move toward that target. Many Google employees are clearly uncomfortable with any involvement in that process.
I'm pretty sure this was the plot of a movie staring Val Kilmer.
Specifically, "Skeet Surfin'!"
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Re: Skynet in the sky: The Flying Killer Robot thread

Post by Warren » 05 Apr 2018, 09:49

lunchstealer wrote:
04 Apr 2018, 19:28
Kwix wrote:
04 Apr 2018, 19:21
Hugh Akston wrote:
04 Apr 2018, 18:02
3,000+ Google employees demand the company shut down an object-recognition project for military drones.
While the project is "specifically scoped to be for non-offensive purposes," the employee letter takes issue with this assurance, saying that "the technology is being built for the military, and once it's delivered, it could easily be used to assist in [lethal] tasks." While the project might not create an autonomous weapons system, in many cases target identification is just the first step in some kind of offensive move toward that target. Many Google employees are clearly uncomfortable with any involvement in that process.
I'm pretty sure this was the plot of a movie staring Val Kilmer.
Specifically, "Skeet Surfin'!"
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Post by Hugh Akston » 22 Apr 2018, 14:13

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Re: Skynet in the sky: The Flying Killer Robot thread

Post by Dangerman » 22 Apr 2018, 15:32

Penguin technology has really made huge progress. Except for the gargantuan size, you wouldn't know it's mostly robotic.

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Post by dead_elvis » 22 Apr 2018, 15:34

Coming soon to a theater near you: "Voyage to the Planet of the Giant Penguins"
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Re: Skynet in the sky: The Flying Killer Robot thread

Post by Mo » 02 May 2018, 22:29

Remember how some people had a theory that Trump would lead to fewer killer robot death or civilians? Not so much. (see about 75% down)

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Re: Skynet in the sky: The Flying Killer Robot thread

Post by Warren » 02 May 2018, 22:42

Mo wrote:
02 May 2018, 22:29
Remember how some people had a theory that Trump would lead to fewer killer robot death or civilians? Not so much. (see about 75% down)

@Warren

https://airwars.org/civilian-casualty-claims/
Most of that is rumor and propaganda.
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