February 8, 2013

Can Drones Learn Morality?

Randy Rieland, Smithsonian


AP Photo

When John Brennan, President Obama’s choice to be the next head of the CIA, appeared before a Senate committee yesterday, one question supplanted all others at his confirmation hearing:

How are the decisions made to send killer drones after suspected terrorists?

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TAGGED: Ethics, Artificial Intelligence, Morality, Decision-making, Drones

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