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Ex-Google Worker Fears 'Mass Atrocities' Caused by Killer Robots

Ex-Google Worker Fears 'Mass Atrocities' Caused by Killer Robots

Increasingly sophisticated killer AI robots and machines could accidentally start a war and lead to mass atrocities, an ex-Google worker has told The Guardian.

Laura Nolan resigned from Google last year in protest at being assigned to Project Maven, which was aimed at enhancing U.S. military drone technology. She has called for all unmanned autonomous weapons to be banned.

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A potentially calamitous technology

AI killer robots have the potential to do “calamitous things that they were not originally programmed for,” Nolan explained to the Guardian.


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