• Unmanned Warfare

    Robots!

    Check out David Axe’s video series on military robots at GOOD magazine. It’s a good overview for anyone interested in unmanned systems, autonomous and tele-operated. Note: would have liked if he mentioned other “robot” systems (by his implicit definition) such as Patriot to AEGIS that had notable accidental kills: an allied pilot and a civilian airliner, respectively. See also my Unintended Consequences on issues David doesn’t delve into. See also Peter’s forthcoming Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century Also, check out a video of a robotic policeman (previously linked to here) Think the U.S. is the only country with robots? Lots of other countries…