Loading…

Daniel Suarez:
The kill decision shouldn't belong to a robot

TEDGlobal 2013 · 13:20 · Filmed Jun 2013
Subtitles available in 26 languages
View interactive transcript
1,832,551 Total views
Your impact
Share this talk and
track your influence!
Daniel Suarez: The kill decision shouldn't belong to a robot
13:20 · Filmed June 2013 at TEDGlobal 2013 · Subtitles available in 26 languages

As a novelist, Daniel Suarez spins dystopian tales of the future. But on the TEDGlobal stage, he talks us through a real-life scenario we all need to know more about: the rise of autonomous robotic weapons of war. Advanced drones, automated weapons and AI-powered intelligence-gathering tools, he suggests, could take the decision to make war out of the hands of humans.

Sci-fi author
Daniel Suarez concocts thrilling reads from terrifying (and not-so-farfetched) near-future scenarios. Full bio
This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.

Discuss

153 comments

Enthusiastically agree? Respectfully beg to differ? Have your say here.

2000 characters remaining
Please or sign up to add comments.
Sort comments by
There are currently no comments for this talk.