Autonomous battlefield AI. Dystopian future. SciFi.
Yes, it’s a controversial topic. AI could do a lot of good. It could also make precision killing very, very cheap.
After all, it takes years and hundreds of thousands of dollars to train a professional soldier. It takes a couple of minutes and maybe a thousand dollars or two to build an autonomous gun (once the platform is established).
Here’s a political movie about it, and if you’re interested, a behind the scenes look at Slaughterbots.