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Robotic Killers And Autonomous Weapons Should Be Stopped
2013-02-25 04:58:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Academic professionals, advocacy groups and former Nobel peace prize winners are among those joining forces to launch a new, international effort to ban autonomous weapons, according to various media reports published over the weekend. The Stop the Killer Robots initiative, which is being spearheaded by Sheffield University professor and artificial intelligence guru Dr. Noel Sharkey, is attempting to stop production of these...

2008-08-18 09:00:25

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On one of the most solemn days in American history, September 11th, seven Nobel Peace Laureates will hold a press conference at the PeaceJam Foundation's "Global Call to Action Conference" in Los Angeles, California, launching a campaign of hope and inspiration for the people of the world. Through the PeaceJam Foundation, the Laureates will be announcing a Global Call to Action, encouraging the people around the world to work with them on ten...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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