South Korean university boycotted over 'killer robots'

South Korean university boycotted over 'killer robots'
 

Leading AI experts have boycotted a South Korean university over a partnership with weapons manufacturer Hanwha Systems.
More than 50 AI researchers from 30 countries signed a letter expressing concern about its plans to develop artificial intelligence for weapons.
In response, the university said it would not be developing "autonomous lethal weapons".
The boycott comes ahead of a UN meeting to discuss killer robots.
Shin Sung-chul, president of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Kaist), said: "I reaffirm once again that Kaist will not conduct any... read more

 
5 April 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 40
Source: BBC
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