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Humans vs robots. Who will gain the upper hand?

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Today many would describe automation as a tsunami. The pace of change is accelerating, affecting our jobs, privacy, notions of governance and, increasingly, promising a rigid technocratic future. At times, it seems like technology itself will dictate how we live, rather than playing a subordinate, enabling role. "We are the robots" becomes a bitterly ironic refrain.

At such times it is useful to remind ourselves that it is not the tech that is at fault but the motives of those who jostle to control it. And when it is corporate players setting the agenda, that means we have a serious fight on our hands.

In particular, we urgently need to slam the brakes on Autonomous Weapons Systems (AWS). In this special Humans vs Robots issue of the New Internationalist magazine we demolish five myths about killer robots, with illustrations by Simon Kneebone.

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ISBN / Barcode: 9770305952014

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  • Killer robots, farm robots and more. What is our vision of the future?
  • Independent analysis from not-for-profit cooperative
  • 40 pages

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