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US Navy Wants Smart Robots With Morals, Ethics

wickedsteve First things first (165 comments)

You got to walk before you can run. We should figure out how to create a human with morals and ethics first.

about 3 months ago
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Weapons Systems That Kill According To Algorithms Are Coming. What To Do?

wickedsteve Its a little late for fear mongering right? (514 comments)

The fucking CIWS has been in operation since 1980. It picks it's targets/threats. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phalanx_CIWS#CIWS_contact_target_identification I'm not scarred. We won't be just randomly letting loose killbots in the streets to clean them up. And it's not like they won have any safeties, kill switches, dead man switches, human oversight or manual overrides.

about 7 months ago
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DoD Public Domain Archive To Be Privatized, Locked Up For 10 Years

wickedsteve Re:Legality vs Enforceability (183 comments)

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

about 8 months ago
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Doom Is Twenty Years Old

wickedsteve does anyone remember arcade games? (225 comments)

Yes I am gonna be that guy. Doom was certainly one of the earliest hits of the genre ON THAT PLATFORM. The FPS Tail Gunner came out in 1979. I thought it was quite a hit. Maybe I was wrong.

about 8 months ago
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Chinese Firm Approved To Raise World's Tallest Building In 90 Days

wickedsteve Police (307 comments)

I assume it will also have at least one police station?

about a year ago
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My sense of direction is ...

wickedsteve Re:Someone is lying here (520 comments)

It is some kind of common cognitive bias. Most people are average at a lot of things but consider themselves better than average.

about 5 years ago
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Should Network Cables Be Replaced?

wickedsteve Re:So I got a new sink..... (524 comments)

its the interfaces, not the bandwidth

Maybe for you. Some of us keep clogging up the pipes.

more than 5 years ago
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Texas Vote May Challenge Teaching of Evolution

wickedsteve Re:I believe that was a strawman... (1306 comments)

But a lot of people don't understand that reasonable expectation is not the same as faith.

more than 5 years ago
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World's First Massively Multiplayer Forecast Game?

wickedsteve Re:Lame (39 comments)

Maybe instead of basing it on ideology they should run simulations on a supercomputer to find likely real world threats. Oops did I spoil TFA for you?

more than 5 years ago

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