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Stephen Hawking really set the chattering classes to chattering, which his latest ominous warning about unfettered AI (Artificial Intelligence). Afterall without ever-smarter Computers, where would ...
by jamess
Comment Count 62 comments on Sat Dec 06, 2014 at 10:52 AM PST with 41 Recommends
Some senators are raising the roof, even though it's under the purview of the current Democratic Administration. Imagine that. Democratic Senator Questions Administration's Drone Program npr.org --
by jamess
Comment Count 45 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 07:29 PM PST with 22 Recommends
MQ-9 Reaper drones have been used in targeted killings since 2007. NBC's Michael Isikoff reported Monday on ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 543 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 08:07 AM PST with 123 Recommends
I keep seeing people say that if you kill a terrorist leader, you become a legitimate target yourself for that same terrorist group. Is legitimacy in targeting simply a function of children's ...
by cryonaut
Comment Count 159 comments on Mon May 09, 2011 at 01:07 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I'd like to discuss my opinions on some of the questions people keep bringing up in casting doubt on moral legitimacy of our killing of Osama bin Laden. Since I am not conflicted, I'd like to state ...
by cryonaut
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 04, 2011 at 11:48 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] The Air Force is deploying a new evolution of American weaponry, pilotless vehicles with the seemingly dull and ...
by paradox
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Jun 29, 2010 at 07:03 AM PDT with 12 Recommends