May-December relationships, a reconfigured "warbot
," children growing up in the mountains and a hospital, a kidnapped midwife, male pageant contestants, a mysterious death, and a viral video--together these make up the 10 main feature films for the 15th Philippine Independent Film Festival, Cinemalaya 2019.
She is author of Global Justice, Kant and the Responsibility to Protect (Routledge, 2013), and over a dozen articles including "The Strategic Robot Problem" Journal of Military Ethics (2014) and "Gendering a Warbot
" International Feminist Journal of Politics (2015, forthcoming).
(117.) Robert Sparrow, Building a Better WarBot
: Ethical Issues in the Design of Unmanned Systems for Military Applications, 15 SCI.
A similar account of where and how to attain design success in ethical machine behavior can be found in Robert Sparrow, Building a Better Warbot
: Ethical Issues in the Design of Unmanned Systems for Military Applications, 15 J.
649 (2009); Robert Sparrow, Building a Better WarBot
: Ethical Issues in the Design of Unmanned Systems for Military Applications, 15 Sci.
The toughest of machines." (31) All heavily armed, three of the four-Evol, Warbot
, and Thrash-had robotic "monster" faces, while the fourth-Savor, the "good Beast Machine"-had fair hair and Aryan features.
, he contends, could assume "far more risk on behalf of noncombatants than human war-fighters are capable of, to assess hostility and hostile intent, while assuming a 'First do no harm' rather than 'Shoot first and ask questions later' stance."
Eva utilizes the Good (Wandering Trees, Otto the giant water bear) and avoids the Evil (warbots
, sand-snipers) as she wends her way through a futuristic world of barren landscapes and aliens, always in search of a place to call home.
Part 1, "The Change We Are Creating," has chapter titles such as "Introduction: Scenes from a Robot War," "Robotics for Dummies," "To Infinity and Beyond: The Power of Exponential Trends," "Coming Soon to a Battlefield Near You: The Next Wave of Warbots
," and "What Inspires Them: Science Fiction's Impact on Science Reality." Part 2, "What Change Is Creating for Us," has chapters titled "'Advanced' Warfare: How We Might Fight with Robots," "Open-Source Warfare: College Kids, Terrorists, and Other New Uses of Robots at War," "'The Psychology of Warbots
," "Changing the Experience of War and the Warrior," "Digitizing the Laws of War and Other Issues of (Un)Human Rights," "A Robot Revolt?
Nonetheless, the United States, as the de facto leader in fielding "warbots
," (55) must adopt a workable standard to ensure compliance with the basic principles of the laws of war.
(23) Noah Shachtman, quoted in the Discovery Military Channel documentary Warbots
, which aired January 26, 2006.