Near the end of last month a group of artificial intelligence (A.I.) researchers, scientists, and so on, signed an open-letter, calling for the ban of A.I. weaponry to be used in war zones.
By B.J. Murphy|Serious Wonder
This letter was published on the Future of Life Institute website and since caused a bit of controversy on both ends of the spectrum. On the one hand, a lot of people are clearly siding with the open-letter, advocating a ban. On the other hand, there are those who find the idea of a ban as being nonsensical.
One author, writing for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), has openly opposed the open-letter, essentially calling it a fundamentally flawed belief that we can somehow ban people from weaponizing an A.I.