Are these developments an invitation to reconsider the rules and norms of warfare as well? Is it too soon to start thinking about Computational Laws of Armed Conflict?” — August ColeIn a recent piece for Defense One, Avascent writer-in-residence August Cole highlights the need for military and government officials in the next few years to make long-reaching decisions regarding the use and regulation of AI and machine learning, robotics, and autonomous cyber and kinetic weapons. August points out that as the technology develops, it should be noted that they lack the ability to “explain” their decision-making logic to their creators and there is a discomforting thought that we might invent a capability that quickly moves beyond our control. August goes on to argue that the defense community should start constructive conversations over the rules and norms that should govern autonomous machine conflict.
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