Monday 6 April 2009

P.W. Singer Military analyst Talks on War-porn and "Oops!" moments

He asks,

"Is it our machine or is it us, that's wired for war ?"

Everyday we wake up we hear about news of violence, clashes and deaths from wars. In all these, we also often hear of the use of sophisticated weapons as well as new machines.

In this powerful talk, P.W. Singer shows how the widespread use of robots in war is changing the realities of combat. He shows us scenarios straight out of science fiction, that now may not be so fictitious.

In P.W. Singer's most recent book, "Wired for War," he studies robotic and drone warfighters, and explores how these new war machines are changing the very nature of human conflict.

Read more about unmanned bombers and autonomous, or self-governing, armed robots.
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