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US Navy robot submarine would be able to kill without human control

Technology 8 March 2020 By David Hambling Boeing’s submarine could be equipped with an AIBoeingThe US Navy is quietly developing armed robot submarines controlled by onboard artificial intelligence. The vessels could potentially kill without explicit human control. The Office of Naval Research is carrying out the project, known as CLAWS,…
bubmag
March 8, 2020
Armed Robot

The Ancient Waterways of Phoenix, Arizona

Bruce Berger | A Desert Harvest | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | March 2019 | 25 minutes (4,980 words) As Mars was once thought to be, Phoenix is crisscrossed by canals. Except for what remains of its desert setting, canals may be Phoenixs most distinguishing f…
bubmag
February 5, 2020
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It’s Time to Stop Using Police Dogs

One overcast day in February 2016, a massive police motorcade coursed through Pittsburgh. Hundreds of officers mourned one of their ownOfficer Aren, a five-year-old German Shepherd, a four-year veteran of the citys Port Authority force. The dog had died from…
bubmag
January 7, 2020