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AI researchers sign pledge against killer robots


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Scientists declare they will not develop robots that can attack people without human oversight.

Co-founder of Google DeepMind and CEO of SpaceX among the 2,400 signatories.

Highlights dangers of handing over life and death decisions to AI-enhanced machines.

Future of Life Institute organised pledge calls for laws and regulations.

"A human must always be in the loop” - Toby Walsh, professor of AI.

Over 150 firms agreed against developing A.I-based weapons, governments should be next

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Company developing AI systems for solving problems.

Demis Hassabis

Artificial intelligence researcher, neuroscientist, founder and CEO of DeepMind.

Elon Musk

Technology entrepreneur, investor, and engineer

Future of Life Institute (FLI)

Benefits and Risks of Artificial Intelligence


Aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company.

Toby Walsh

Scientia Professor of Artificial Intelligence at UNSW.

Yoshua Bengio

Computer scientist working on artificial neural networks and deep learning, Full professor at Université de Montréal