Military tech is racing towards a dangerous AI future, and Russia’s war in Ukraine is paving the way, drone experts say

A Ukrainian soldier watches a drone feed from an underground command center in Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, December 25, 2022. The war in Ukraine has set the stage for the unprecedented applications of autonomous drones in warfare.

The increasing ability for drones to fight autonomously is raising serious ethical questions.

Two drone experts spoke about freewheeling AI development and what it could mean for the future. Top editors give you the stories you want — delivered right to your inbox each weekday. Something is loading. Thanks for signing up!Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you’re on […]

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