Killer robots? Activists ‘freaked out’ that technology needed to build autonomous lethal machines already exists

Autonomous killer robots were on the agenda at RightsCon this week, at the Beanfield Centre in Toronto. But this wasn’t a sci-fi convention. Delegates to the global digital human rights conference were told that all the technology needed to build swarms of autonomous lethal machines already exists today. Without inventing any new technology, someone could…