AI and Autonomous Warfare with “Army of None” Author Paul Scharre

My guest on the show this week is Paul Scharre, author of the book Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War — which Bill Gates recently featured in his top five book recommendations of the year.

We discuss the current state of military autonomous weapons, the degree to which highly autonomous warfare will be conducted in the future, and the ethical challenges facing this technology. We also get into the resistance from employees within Google and other A.I companies toward supporting military uses.


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