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Killer Robots and Boycotts: Researchers Cut Communication with S. Korean University After A.I Weapons Lab is Opened

Thursday 5th April / presented by Jorja Keay

50 of the world’s leading AI and Robotics researchers are boycotting a South Korean university afteKAIST opened its first Artificial Intelligence Weapons Laboratory in collaboration with Hanwha Systems a major arms company which builds cluster munitions. The researchers have declared all contact with the South Korean University will be cut until the matter is resolved. Professor Toby Walsh, leading researcher in Artificial Intelligence at the University of NSW, is heading to Geneva where this topic will be discussed at the United Nations. First though, he joined The Mag to tell us more.

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