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The National Stopping killer robots before they get to us first

Stopping killer robots before they get to us first sounds like fiction, but experts fear they could be a reality in the very near future. This month, governments convened in Geneva at the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons to discuss concerns over lethal autonomous weapons systems, also known as “killer robots.” The National takes a look at the advancements in technology, what ...
  • 2018
  • 00:05:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/02/2018

The National ViewPoint | Self-driving cars and moral dilemmas

Self-driving cars must be programmed to consider moral dilemmas, reports technology futurist and researcher Jesse Hirsh. These robots on wheels will doubtlessly face scenarios where human life will be at risk, so among other considerations, Jesse argues that car companies will need to allow transparency around programming cars for moral decisions.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/28/2017

Doc Zone Roboticize Me Classroom Favourites

A robot revolution is upon us. And it’s guaranteed to change the way we see ourselves. Robots have become our colleagues, even our companions. Some look like animals or toys. But others look disturbingly like us. All of them have been developed to act like us, feel and think like us. Why? What’s driving our need to develop intelligent and ...
  • 2015
  • 00:43:03
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 04/01/2015

The Passionate Eye The Kill List

Unmanned aerial vehicles, drones, have become President Barack Obama's weapon of choice. For a war-weary nation distracted by domestic issues like the faltering economy, drones ensure no U.S. casualties, but also no end to the debate about their legality. From Pakistan and Afghanistan to Yemen and Somalia, drones are used to kill enemies considered to be a significant threat to ...
  • 2012
  • 00:41:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013