The Military to Build Robots that Have Morals?

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According to Defense One: “The Office of Naval Research will award $7.5 million in grant money over five years to university researchers from Tufts, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Brown, Yale and Georgetown to explore how to build a sense of right and wrong and moral consequence into autonomous robotic systems.” Does this mean that U.S. Army robots will refuse to fight senseless, immoral, and unjust foreign wars like regular soldiers, who are supposed to have morals, should be refusing to fight?

10:38 am on May 14, 2014
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