Artificial intelligence

‘Killer robots’ will be nothing like the movies show – here’s where the real threats lie

Increasingly, the decisions to identify, track and destroy targets are being handed over to algorithms.

Sociology Technology

Might robot warfare make commanders more humane?

Reducing the number of humans an order passes through might make those making the decisions feel more responsibility for the outcomes. 

Artificial intelligence

This robot might have a better sense of humour than you

‘Erica’ learned about humour by analysing 80 speed dating meetups.


Major label regrets signing slur-dropping ‘AI rapper’ FN Meka

Snoop and others have used that word – but FN Meka isn’t Black… or even human.