Army of None

Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

By Paul Scharre

Army of None

Pentagon defense expert and former U.S. Army Ranger Paul Scharre, BS ’01, MA ’06, shows us what will happen as our robotics and autonomous technology advance and are used to make increasingly sophisticated weapons. Imagine a predator drone with as much autonomy as a Google car or these advanced robotics systems becoming available to do-it-yourself hobbyists. Army of None blends military history, global policy and the latest science to explore what it will mean when machines can decide who to kill.

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