Daniel Suarez

The kill decision shouldn't belong to a robot

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Filmed Jan 2013 at TEDGlobal 2013
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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.

Daniel Suarez
/ Sci-fi author

Daniel Suarez concocts thrilling reads from terrifying (and not-so-farfetched) near-future scenarios.  Full bio.

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