The UN is holding its first ever convention on killer robots – or lethal autonomous weapons systems.
Although fully self-determining attack machines have yet to be manufactured, many believe technology is moving so fast that they are just around the corner.
Some want a total ban, while others are calling for a moratorium until the systems are able to significantly reduce civilian casualties.
The 1977 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Jody Williams, explained how they would work: “If robotics were…
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