September 07, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Is Poised to Revolutionize Warfare

Source: Seeker

Journalist: Greg Walters

Imagine, for a moment, that the question of war and peace between the United States and North Korea didn’t rest on the erratic personalities of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, but on advanced artificial intelligence programs run by dueling supercomputers in Washington and Pyongyang, which game out scenarios and calculate optimized outcomes.

Would you feel better, or worse?

Wars have traditionally been declared — and fought — by humans. Now a rising chorus is warning that AI is set to radically remake global conflict, and even potentially how and when governments use force.

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  • Gregory C. Allen

    Former Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Gregory C. Allen is a former Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Technology and National Security Program. Mr. Allen focuses on the intersec...