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P.W. Singer:
Military robots and the future of war

TED2009 · 16:05 · Filmed Feb 2009
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P.W. Singer: Military robots and the future of war
16:05 · Filmed February 2009 at TED2009 · Subtitles available in 21 languages

In this powerful talk, P.W. Singer shows how the widespread use of robots in war is changing the realities of combat. He shows us scenarios straight out of science fiction — that now may not be so fictitious.

Military analyst
In P.W. Singer's most recent book, "Wired for War," he studies robotic and drone warfighters — and explores how these new war machines are changing the very nature of human conflict. He has also written on other facets of modern war, including private armies and child soldiers. Full bio
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