Paul Scharre served in combat beside Jack Murphy in the Army's 3rd Ranger Battalion, and he has just put out a truly thought provoking book that will leave you questioning how far the capability of weaponized machines will go in years to come. It's titled "Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War," and it's available now. We dive into questions that include, will there be a future where machines make decisions of war and are unmanned entirely? We give some examples from the past when computers got it wrong, and you won't want to miss this fascinating discussion.
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