Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

A Pentagon defense expert and former U.S. Army Ranger explores what it would mean to give machines authority over the ultimate decision of life or death. What happens when a Predator drone has as much autonomy as a Google car? Or when a weapon that can hunt its own targets is hacked? Although it sounds like science fiction, the technology already exists to create weapons th A Pentagon defense expert and former U.S. Army Ranger explores what it would mean to give machines authority over the...

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Title:Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War
Author:Paul Scharre
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:0393608980
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:448 pages pages

Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War Reviews

  • Maria
    Oct 21, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

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    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

  • D'Evelyn Wymore
    Feb 04, 2019

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

    With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning becoming ubiquitous in our lives, it is not surprising that it is being heavily used to build autonomous weapons. This book written by a Pentagon defense expert and veteran, walks you through some of the autonomous systems that are bein...

    Paul Scharre?s book is a balanced, evenhanded presentation of the arguments and issues involved in the development, restriction, or ban of fully autonomous weapons (and weapons of lesser degrees of autonomy). It is the perfect primer for reasonable discussion of this literally lethal...

    A fairly thorough overview of autonomous weapons, including a definition of what that actually means, a surprisingly difficult question. By some definitions an 'autonomous weapon' is any weapon that finds its own target - something that dates to the acoustic torpedoes of WWII. Since th...

    Admittedly, I only read half of the book, because I couldn't extend my library rental. However, the message got a little repetitive anyway. Essentially, autonomous technology exists, but we don't really have policies in place for building and using them. The author, Sharre, tended to f...

  • Artur Coelho
    Jul 08, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

  • Popup-ch
    Jan 04, 2019

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

    With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning becoming ubiquitous in our lives, it is not surprising that it is being heavily used to build autonomous weapons. This book written by a Pentagon defense expert and veteran, walks you through some of the autonomous systems that are bein...

    Paul Scharre?s book is a balanced, evenhanded presentation of the arguments and issues involved in the development, restriction, or ban of fully autonomous weapons (and weapons of lesser degrees of autonomy). It is the perfect primer for reasonable discussion of this literally lethal...

    A fairly thorough overview of autonomous weapons, including a definition of what that actually means, a surprisingly difficult question. By some definitions an 'autonomous weapon' is any weapon that finds its own target - something that dates to the acoustic torpedoes of WWII. Since th...

  • Nathan
    Jan 28, 2019

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

    With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning becoming ubiquitous in our lives, it is not surprising that it is being heavily used to build autonomous weapons. This book written by a Pentagon defense expert and veteran, walks you through some of the autonomous systems that are bein...

    Paul Scharre?s book is a balanced, evenhanded presentation of the arguments and issues involved in the development, restriction, or ban of fully autonomous weapons (and weapons of lesser degrees of autonomy). It is the perfect primer for reasonable discussion of this literally lethal...

    A fairly thorough overview of autonomous weapons, including a definition of what that actually means, a surprisingly difficult question. By some definitions an 'autonomous weapon' is any weapon that finds its own target - something that dates to the acoustic torpedoes of WWII. Since th...

    Admittedly, I only read half of the book, because I couldn't extend my library rental. However, the message got a little repetitive anyway. Essentially, autonomous technology exists, but we don't really have policies in place for building and using them. The author, Sharre, tended to f...

    Disappointing. The first half of strong with a history of autonomous weapons, and a great taxonomy of the different types of autonomy, hinting at how the lines are both more blurry and more historic than I expected. With a strong setup, I was hoping for a cogent analysis of how ...

    A thought-provoking book about autonomous weaponry and the modern era, with insights on every aspect of autonomy from rhoombas to terminators. With artificial intelligence making headlines everyday as computers are mastering skills thought to lie beyond their capabilities, like beating...

    This was a stellar book! Well researched, and yet well written so it is accessible and enjoyable for all. If you are curious about the history of autonomy, where we are now, and what the future may hold, this is the book for you. Autonomous weapons have really been around much longer t...

    The book is a comprehensive review of present and past developments and progress towards autonomous weapons. It covers a broad spectrum of technological, military and ethical aspects of an A.I. led warfare. The ubiquitous presence of A.I. is undeniable, however, the end question is wh...

    Only negative comment: I think the content could have been organized a little better. I sometimes felt what I was currently reading could have fit better in an earlier chapter, etc. That?s it. Otherwise, an outstanding analysis of the coming of AI and its potential impacts on war....

    I read this based on Bill Gate's published recommendations but had a hard time making it all the way through. It's thorough and really well researched, but it read more like a textbook or academic book than a typical nonfiction novel. I think it could have been summed up with: auton...

  • Lachinchon
    Aug 02, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

    With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning becoming ubiquitous in our lives, it is not surprising that it is being heavily used to build autonomous weapons. This book written by a Pentagon defense expert and veteran, walks you through some of the autonomous systems that are bein...

    Paul Scharre?s book is a balanced, evenhanded presentation of the arguments and issues involved in the development, restriction, or ban of fully autonomous weapons (and weapons of lesser degrees of autonomy). It is the perfect primer for reasonable discussion of this literally lethal...

  • James
    Nov 11, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

    With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning becoming ubiquitous in our lives, it is not surprising that it is being heavily used to build autonomous weapons. This book written by a Pentagon defense expert and veteran, walks you through some of the autonomous systems that are bein...

    Paul Scharre?s book is a balanced, evenhanded presentation of the arguments and issues involved in the development, restriction, or ban of fully autonomous weapons (and weapons of lesser degrees of autonomy). It is the perfect primer for reasonable discussion of this literally lethal...

    A fairly thorough overview of autonomous weapons, including a definition of what that actually means, a surprisingly difficult question. By some definitions an 'autonomous weapon' is any weapon that finds its own target - something that dates to the acoustic torpedoes of WWII. Since th...

    Admittedly, I only read half of the book, because I couldn't extend my library rental. However, the message got a little repetitive anyway. Essentially, autonomous technology exists, but we don't really have policies in place for building and using them. The author, Sharre, tended to f...

    Disappointing. The first half of strong with a history of autonomous weapons, and a great taxonomy of the different types of autonomy, hinting at how the lines are both more blurry and more historic than I expected. With a strong setup, I was hoping for a cogent analysis of how ...

    A thought-provoking book about autonomous weaponry and the modern era, with insights on every aspect of autonomy from rhoombas to terminators. With artificial intelligence making headlines everyday as computers are mastering skills thought to lie beyond their capabilities, like beating...

    This was a stellar book! Well researched, and yet well written so it is accessible and enjoyable for all. If you are curious about the history of autonomy, where we are now, and what the future may hold, this is the book for you. Autonomous weapons have really been around much longer t...

    The book is a comprehensive review of present and past developments and progress towards autonomous weapons. It covers a broad spectrum of technological, military and ethical aspects of an A.I. led warfare. The ubiquitous presence of A.I. is undeniable, however, the end question is wh...

    Only negative comment: I think the content could have been organized a little better. I sometimes felt what I was currently reading could have fit better in an earlier chapter, etc. That?s it. Otherwise, an outstanding analysis of the coming of AI and its potential impacts on war....

    I read this based on Bill Gate's published recommendations but had a hard time making it all the way through. It's thorough and really well researched, but it read more like a textbook or academic book than a typical nonfiction novel. I think it could have been summed up with: auton...

    The military has always been in the forefront of technology development. Darpa has enabled the internet and GPS, two technologies we cannot live without. This book raises the question on how far autonomy go. Based on current state of weapon technology, it also draws samples from oth...

    Excellent though piece on the direction we are going with artificial intelligence (AI) and its application in warfare. Technological capabilities are expanding and growing so rapidly that we are already "there" before we have critically thought through where humanity and our souls are ...

    A really great overview of autonomous weapons, AI in weaponry and all the issues concerned with it. What is really special about this book is that the author can clearly eplain this really complex debate, because what is autonomy? What is the problem with it? Should we ban it completel...

    Paul Scharre's Army of None is an essential book for anyone interested in the present and future of AI and Autonomous Weapons. Written with a clarity and sophistication that renders even the advanced jargon of Artificial Intelligence easy to grasp, it builds a foundation for a clear un...

    With this, Scharre shows that he is one of the best writers on technology and security today. Using his military and bureaucratic experience, he discusses the technological, legal and ethical challenges of autonomous weapons systems. There is no hype and he is even-handed in presenting...

    Very interesting take on AI and its us in future autonomous weapons. No this isn't the terminator yet, but this book shows how technology and innovation are bringing us closer to 1 program that could runaway or turn against it's makers. Weapons flying around in the sky looking for ...

  • Jonathan Mckay
    Jan 26, 2019

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

    With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning becoming ubiquitous in our lives, it is not surprising that it is being heavily used to build autonomous weapons. This book written by a Pentagon defense expert and veteran, walks you through some of the autonomous systems that are bein...

    Paul Scharre?s book is a balanced, evenhanded presentation of the arguments and issues involved in the development, restriction, or ban of fully autonomous weapons (and weapons of lesser degrees of autonomy). It is the perfect primer for reasonable discussion of this literally lethal...

    A fairly thorough overview of autonomous weapons, including a definition of what that actually means, a surprisingly difficult question. By some definitions an 'autonomous weapon' is any weapon that finds its own target - something that dates to the acoustic torpedoes of WWII. Since th...

    Admittedly, I only read half of the book, because I couldn't extend my library rental. However, the message got a little repetitive anyway. Essentially, autonomous technology exists, but we don't really have policies in place for building and using them. The author, Sharre, tended to f...

    Disappointing. The first half of strong with a history of autonomous weapons, and a great taxonomy of the different types of autonomy, hinting at how the lines are both more blurry and more historic than I expected. With a strong setup, I was hoping for a cogent analysis of how ...

  • Matt Fitz
    Nov 03, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

    With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning becoming ubiquitous in our lives, it is not surprising that it is being heavily used to build autonomous weapons. This book written by a Pentagon defense expert and veteran, walks you through some of the autonomous systems that are bein...

    Paul Scharre?s book is a balanced, evenhanded presentation of the arguments and issues involved in the development, restriction, or ban of fully autonomous weapons (and weapons of lesser degrees of autonomy). It is the perfect primer for reasonable discussion of this literally lethal...

    A fairly thorough overview of autonomous weapons, including a definition of what that actually means, a surprisingly difficult question. By some definitions an 'autonomous weapon' is any weapon that finds its own target - something that dates to the acoustic torpedoes of WWII. Since th...

    Admittedly, I only read half of the book, because I couldn't extend my library rental. However, the message got a little repetitive anyway. Essentially, autonomous technology exists, but we don't really have policies in place for building and using them. The author, Sharre, tended to f...

    Disappointing. The first half of strong with a history of autonomous weapons, and a great taxonomy of the different types of autonomy, hinting at how the lines are both more blurry and more historic than I expected. With a strong setup, I was hoping for a cogent analysis of how ...

    A thought-provoking book about autonomous weaponry and the modern era, with insights on every aspect of autonomy from rhoombas to terminators. With artificial intelligence making headlines everyday as computers are mastering skills thought to lie beyond their capabilities, like beating...

    This was a stellar book! Well researched, and yet well written so it is accessible and enjoyable for all. If you are curious about the history of autonomy, where we are now, and what the future may hold, this is the book for you. Autonomous weapons have really been around much longer t...

    The book is a comprehensive review of present and past developments and progress towards autonomous weapons. It covers a broad spectrum of technological, military and ethical aspects of an A.I. led warfare. The ubiquitous presence of A.I. is undeniable, however, the end question is wh...

    Only negative comment: I think the content could have been organized a little better. I sometimes felt what I was currently reading could have fit better in an earlier chapter, etc. That?s it. Otherwise, an outstanding analysis of the coming of AI and its potential impacts on war....

    I read this based on Bill Gate's published recommendations but had a hard time making it all the way through. It's thorough and really well researched, but it read more like a textbook or academic book than a typical nonfiction novel. I think it could have been summed up with: auton...

    The military has always been in the forefront of technology development. Darpa has enabled the internet and GPS, two technologies we cannot live without. This book raises the question on how far autonomy go. Based on current state of weapon technology, it also draws samples from oth...

    Excellent though piece on the direction we are going with artificial intelligence (AI) and its application in warfare. Technological capabilities are expanding and growing so rapidly that we are already "there" before we have critically thought through where humanity and our souls are ...

  • Daniel
    Sep 10, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

  • Andy Klein
    Jan 15, 2019

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

  • Evan
    Nov 27, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

  • Juan Rivera
    Dec 13, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

  • Patrick Pilz
    Jan 18, 2019

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

    With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning becoming ubiquitous in our lives, it is not surprising that it is being heavily used to build autonomous weapons. This book written by a Pentagon defense expert and veteran, walks you through some of the autonomous systems that are bein...

    Paul Scharre?s book is a balanced, evenhanded presentation of the arguments and issues involved in the development, restriction, or ban of fully autonomous weapons (and weapons of lesser degrees of autonomy). It is the perfect primer for reasonable discussion of this literally lethal...

    A fairly thorough overview of autonomous weapons, including a definition of what that actually means, a surprisingly difficult question. By some definitions an 'autonomous weapon' is any weapon that finds its own target - something that dates to the acoustic torpedoes of WWII. Since th...

    Admittedly, I only read half of the book, because I couldn't extend my library rental. However, the message got a little repetitive anyway. Essentially, autonomous technology exists, but we don't really have policies in place for building and using them. The author, Sharre, tended to f...

    Disappointing. The first half of strong with a history of autonomous weapons, and a great taxonomy of the different types of autonomy, hinting at how the lines are both more blurry and more historic than I expected. With a strong setup, I was hoping for a cogent analysis of how ...

    A thought-provoking book about autonomous weaponry and the modern era, with insights on every aspect of autonomy from rhoombas to terminators. With artificial intelligence making headlines everyday as computers are mastering skills thought to lie beyond their capabilities, like beating...

    This was a stellar book! Well researched, and yet well written so it is accessible and enjoyable for all. If you are curious about the history of autonomy, where we are now, and what the future may hold, this is the book for you. Autonomous weapons have really been around much longer t...

    The book is a comprehensive review of present and past developments and progress towards autonomous weapons. It covers a broad spectrum of technological, military and ethical aspects of an A.I. led warfare. The ubiquitous presence of A.I. is undeniable, however, the end question is wh...

    Only negative comment: I think the content could have been organized a little better. I sometimes felt what I was currently reading could have fit better in an earlier chapter, etc. That?s it. Otherwise, an outstanding analysis of the coming of AI and its potential impacts on war....

    I read this based on Bill Gate's published recommendations but had a hard time making it all the way through. It's thorough and really well researched, but it read more like a textbook or academic book than a typical nonfiction novel. I think it could have been summed up with: auton...

    The military has always been in the forefront of technology development. Darpa has enabled the internet and GPS, two technologies we cannot live without. This book raises the question on how far autonomy go. Based on current state of weapon technology, it also draws samples from oth...

  • Yu Han
    Jan 25, 2019

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

  • Niels Bergervoet
    Jun 22, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

    With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning becoming ubiquitous in our lives, it is not surprising that it is being heavily used to build autonomous weapons. This book written by a Pentagon defense expert and veteran, walks you through some of the autonomous systems that are bein...

    Paul Scharre?s book is a balanced, evenhanded presentation of the arguments and issues involved in the development, restriction, or ban of fully autonomous weapons (and weapons of lesser degrees of autonomy). It is the perfect primer for reasonable discussion of this literally lethal...

    A fairly thorough overview of autonomous weapons, including a definition of what that actually means, a surprisingly difficult question. By some definitions an 'autonomous weapon' is any weapon that finds its own target - something that dates to the acoustic torpedoes of WWII. Since th...

    Admittedly, I only read half of the book, because I couldn't extend my library rental. However, the message got a little repetitive anyway. Essentially, autonomous technology exists, but we don't really have policies in place for building and using them. The author, Sharre, tended to f...

    Disappointing. The first half of strong with a history of autonomous weapons, and a great taxonomy of the different types of autonomy, hinting at how the lines are both more blurry and more historic than I expected. With a strong setup, I was hoping for a cogent analysis of how ...

    A thought-provoking book about autonomous weaponry and the modern era, with insights on every aspect of autonomy from rhoombas to terminators. With artificial intelligence making headlines everyday as computers are mastering skills thought to lie beyond their capabilities, like beating...

    This was a stellar book! Well researched, and yet well written so it is accessible and enjoyable for all. If you are curious about the history of autonomy, where we are now, and what the future may hold, this is the book for you. Autonomous weapons have really been around much longer t...

    The book is a comprehensive review of present and past developments and progress towards autonomous weapons. It covers a broad spectrum of technological, military and ethical aspects of an A.I. led warfare. The ubiquitous presence of A.I. is undeniable, however, the end question is wh...

    Only negative comment: I think the content could have been organized a little better. I sometimes felt what I was currently reading could have fit better in an earlier chapter, etc. That?s it. Otherwise, an outstanding analysis of the coming of AI and its potential impacts on war....

    I read this based on Bill Gate's published recommendations but had a hard time making it all the way through. It's thorough and really well researched, but it read more like a textbook or academic book than a typical nonfiction novel. I think it could have been summed up with: auton...

    The military has always been in the forefront of technology development. Darpa has enabled the internet and GPS, two technologies we cannot live without. This book raises the question on how far autonomy go. Based on current state of weapon technology, it also draws samples from oth...

    Excellent though piece on the direction we are going with artificial intelligence (AI) and its application in warfare. Technological capabilities are expanding and growing so rapidly that we are already "there" before we have critically thought through where humanity and our souls are ...

    A really great overview of autonomous weapons, AI in weaponry and all the issues concerned with it. What is really special about this book is that the author can clearly eplain this really complex debate, because what is autonomy? What is the problem with it? Should we ban it completel...

  • Szymon Warda
    Feb 20, 2019

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

  • R L
    Jul 23, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

    With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning becoming ubiquitous in our lives, it is not surprising that it is being heavily used to build autonomous weapons. This book written by a Pentagon defense expert and veteran, walks you through some of the autonomous systems that are bein...

    Paul Scharre?s book is a balanced, evenhanded presentation of the arguments and issues involved in the development, restriction, or ban of fully autonomous weapons (and weapons of lesser degrees of autonomy). It is the perfect primer for reasonable discussion of this literally lethal...

    A fairly thorough overview of autonomous weapons, including a definition of what that actually means, a surprisingly difficult question. By some definitions an 'autonomous weapon' is any weapon that finds its own target - something that dates to the acoustic torpedoes of WWII. Since th...

    Admittedly, I only read half of the book, because I couldn't extend my library rental. However, the message got a little repetitive anyway. Essentially, autonomous technology exists, but we don't really have policies in place for building and using them. The author, Sharre, tended to f...

    Disappointing. The first half of strong with a history of autonomous weapons, and a great taxonomy of the different types of autonomy, hinting at how the lines are both more blurry and more historic than I expected. With a strong setup, I was hoping for a cogent analysis of how ...

    A thought-provoking book about autonomous weaponry and the modern era, with insights on every aspect of autonomy from rhoombas to terminators. With artificial intelligence making headlines everyday as computers are mastering skills thought to lie beyond their capabilities, like beating...

  • Mick
    Aug 12, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

  • Majisha Namath Parambath
    Jan 19, 2019

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

    With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning becoming ubiquitous in our lives, it is not surprising that it is being heavily used to build autonomous weapons. This book written by a Pentagon defense expert and veteran, walks you through some of the autonomous systems that are bein...

  • Joshua Bowen
    Jan 13, 2019

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

    With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning becoming ubiquitous in our lives, it is not surprising that it is being heavily used to build autonomous weapons. This book written by a Pentagon defense expert and veteran, walks you through some of the autonomous systems that are bein...

    Paul Scharre?s book is a balanced, evenhanded presentation of the arguments and issues involved in the development, restriction, or ban of fully autonomous weapons (and weapons of lesser degrees of autonomy). It is the perfect primer for reasonable discussion of this literally lethal...

    A fairly thorough overview of autonomous weapons, including a definition of what that actually means, a surprisingly difficult question. By some definitions an 'autonomous weapon' is any weapon that finds its own target - something that dates to the acoustic torpedoes of WWII. Since th...

    Admittedly, I only read half of the book, because I couldn't extend my library rental. However, the message got a little repetitive anyway. Essentially, autonomous technology exists, but we don't really have policies in place for building and using them. The author, Sharre, tended to f...

    Disappointing. The first half of strong with a history of autonomous weapons, and a great taxonomy of the different types of autonomy, hinting at how the lines are both more blurry and more historic than I expected. With a strong setup, I was hoping for a cogent analysis of how ...

    A thought-provoking book about autonomous weaponry and the modern era, with insights on every aspect of autonomy from rhoombas to terminators. With artificial intelligence making headlines everyday as computers are mastering skills thought to lie beyond their capabilities, like beating...

    This was a stellar book! Well researched, and yet well written so it is accessible and enjoyable for all. If you are curious about the history of autonomy, where we are now, and what the future may hold, this is the book for you. Autonomous weapons have really been around much longer t...

    The book is a comprehensive review of present and past developments and progress towards autonomous weapons. It covers a broad spectrum of technological, military and ethical aspects of an A.I. led warfare. The ubiquitous presence of A.I. is undeniable, however, the end question is wh...

    Only negative comment: I think the content could have been organized a little better. I sometimes felt what I was currently reading could have fit better in an earlier chapter, etc. That?s it. Otherwise, an outstanding analysis of the coming of AI and its potential impacts on war....

  • Iman El-shamekh
    Nov 25, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

  • Sahil Shingari
    Jan 14, 2019

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

    With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning becoming ubiquitous in our lives, it is not surprising that it is being heavily used to build autonomous weapons. This book written by a Pentagon defense expert and veteran, walks you through some of the autonomous systems that are bein...

    Paul Scharre?s book is a balanced, evenhanded presentation of the arguments and issues involved in the development, restriction, or ban of fully autonomous weapons (and weapons of lesser degrees of autonomy). It is the perfect primer for reasonable discussion of this literally lethal...

    A fairly thorough overview of autonomous weapons, including a definition of what that actually means, a surprisingly difficult question. By some definitions an 'autonomous weapon' is any weapon that finds its own target - something that dates to the acoustic torpedoes of WWII. Since th...

    Admittedly, I only read half of the book, because I couldn't extend my library rental. However, the message got a little repetitive anyway. Essentially, autonomous technology exists, but we don't really have policies in place for building and using them. The author, Sharre, tended to f...

    Disappointing. The first half of strong with a history of autonomous weapons, and a great taxonomy of the different types of autonomy, hinting at how the lines are both more blurry and more historic than I expected. With a strong setup, I was hoping for a cogent analysis of how ...

    A thought-provoking book about autonomous weaponry and the modern era, with insights on every aspect of autonomy from rhoombas to terminators. With artificial intelligence making headlines everyday as computers are mastering skills thought to lie beyond their capabilities, like beating...

    This was a stellar book! Well researched, and yet well written so it is accessible and enjoyable for all. If you are curious about the history of autonomy, where we are now, and what the future may hold, this is the book for you. Autonomous weapons have really been around much longer t...

    The book is a comprehensive review of present and past developments and progress towards autonomous weapons. It covers a broad spectrum of technological, military and ethical aspects of an A.I. led warfare. The ubiquitous presence of A.I. is undeniable, however, the end question is wh...

  • Bill Gates
    Dec 03, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

  • Michael D. Kanner
    Jul 19, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

    With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning becoming ubiquitous in our lives, it is not surprising that it is being heavily used to build autonomous weapons. This book written by a Pentagon defense expert and veteran, walks you through some of the autonomous systems that are bein...

    Paul Scharre?s book is a balanced, evenhanded presentation of the arguments and issues involved in the development, restriction, or ban of fully autonomous weapons (and weapons of lesser degrees of autonomy). It is the perfect primer for reasonable discussion of this literally lethal...

    A fairly thorough overview of autonomous weapons, including a definition of what that actually means, a surprisingly difficult question. By some definitions an 'autonomous weapon' is any weapon that finds its own target - something that dates to the acoustic torpedoes of WWII. Since th...

    Admittedly, I only read half of the book, because I couldn't extend my library rental. However, the message got a little repetitive anyway. Essentially, autonomous technology exists, but we don't really have policies in place for building and using them. The author, Sharre, tended to f...

    Disappointing. The first half of strong with a history of autonomous weapons, and a great taxonomy of the different types of autonomy, hinting at how the lines are both more blurry and more historic than I expected. With a strong setup, I was hoping for a cogent analysis of how ...

    A thought-provoking book about autonomous weaponry and the modern era, with insights on every aspect of autonomy from rhoombas to terminators. With artificial intelligence making headlines everyday as computers are mastering skills thought to lie beyond their capabilities, like beating...

    This was a stellar book! Well researched, and yet well written so it is accessible and enjoyable for all. If you are curious about the history of autonomy, where we are now, and what the future may hold, this is the book for you. Autonomous weapons have really been around much longer t...

    The book is a comprehensive review of present and past developments and progress towards autonomous weapons. It covers a broad spectrum of technological, military and ethical aspects of an A.I. led warfare. The ubiquitous presence of A.I. is undeniable, however, the end question is wh...

    Only negative comment: I think the content could have been organized a little better. I sometimes felt what I was currently reading could have fit better in an earlier chapter, etc. That?s it. Otherwise, an outstanding analysis of the coming of AI and its potential impacts on war....

    I read this based on Bill Gate's published recommendations but had a hard time making it all the way through. It's thorough and really well researched, but it read more like a textbook or academic book than a typical nonfiction novel. I think it could have been summed up with: auton...

    The military has always been in the forefront of technology development. Darpa has enabled the internet and GPS, two technologies we cannot live without. This book raises the question on how far autonomy go. Based on current state of weapon technology, it also draws samples from oth...

    Excellent though piece on the direction we are going with artificial intelligence (AI) and its application in warfare. Technological capabilities are expanding and growing so rapidly that we are already "there" before we have critically thought through where humanity and our souls are ...

    A really great overview of autonomous weapons, AI in weaponry and all the issues concerned with it. What is really special about this book is that the author can clearly eplain this really complex debate, because what is autonomy? What is the problem with it? Should we ban it completel...

    Paul Scharre's Army of None is an essential book for anyone interested in the present and future of AI and Autonomous Weapons. Written with a clarity and sophistication that renders even the advanced jargon of Artificial Intelligence easy to grasp, it builds a foundation for a clear un...

    With this, Scharre shows that he is one of the best writers on technology and security today. Using his military and bureaucratic experience, he discusses the technological, legal and ethical challenges of autonomous weapons systems. There is no hype and he is even-handed in presenting...

  • Jay Pruitt
    Nov 21, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

  • Tyler
    Aug 02, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

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    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

    With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning becoming ubiquitous in our lives, it is not surprising that it is being heavily used to build autonomous weapons. This book written by a Pentagon defense expert and veteran, walks you through some of the autonomous systems that are bein...

    Paul Scharre?s book is a balanced, evenhanded presentation of the arguments and issues involved in the development, restriction, or ban of fully autonomous weapons (and weapons of lesser degrees of autonomy). It is the perfect primer for reasonable discussion of this literally lethal...

    A fairly thorough overview of autonomous weapons, including a definition of what that actually means, a surprisingly difficult question. By some definitions an 'autonomous weapon' is any weapon that finds its own target - something that dates to the acoustic torpedoes of WWII. Since th...

    Admittedly, I only read half of the book, because I couldn't extend my library rental. However, the message got a little repetitive anyway. Essentially, autonomous technology exists, but we don't really have policies in place for building and using them. The author, Sharre, tended to f...

    Disappointing. The first half of strong with a history of autonomous weapons, and a great taxonomy of the different types of autonomy, hinting at how the lines are both more blurry and more historic than I expected. With a strong setup, I was hoping for a cogent analysis of how ...

    A thought-provoking book about autonomous weaponry and the modern era, with insights on every aspect of autonomy from rhoombas to terminators. With artificial intelligence making headlines everyday as computers are mastering skills thought to lie beyond their capabilities, like beating...

    This was a stellar book! Well researched, and yet well written so it is accessible and enjoyable for all. If you are curious about the history of autonomy, where we are now, and what the future may hold, this is the book for you. Autonomous weapons have really been around much longer t...

  • Martynas Smitas
    Dec 24, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

  • Luis Lopez
    Dec 02, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

  • Vicky Karyoti
    Aug 13, 2018

    When I was a kid, I read a lot of sci-fi books. One of the most common themes was ?man vs. machine,? which often took the form of robots becoming self-aware and threatening humanity. This theme has also become a staple of Hollywood movies like The Terminator and The Matrix. Desp...

    I could not finish this book despite my interest in technology. As an engineer who is fascinated by artificial intelligence and machine learning, I was very eager to read this book and learn more from what experts are thinking and doing with AI. Though I did learn a few cool things, th...

    "It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear! And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!" ---Terminator--- Does it concern you that in the near future we'll all be dependent upon driverless cars to get arou...

    ?????? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ??? ?? ??????. ???? ????? ????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ...

    The content wasn't what I was expecting based on the title. I thought there would be more content on weapons of the future and how they would affect warfare. There was some of that, but it seemed like most of the book philosophized on the ethics/morality of autonomous weapons. I'm glad...

    It took me a while to start reading the book and I've struggled through the first 10%. Not because it is bad, but because my point of view was that automated warfare is the way things will go. The book showed a much broader perspective and how automation complicates war and politics. ...

    Good book that explores the future of autonomous weapons. These weapons range from loitering munitions to drones to nuclear command and control systems (think war games). Further, the book explores not only advancements in technology, but the ethics and morality of developing these typ...

    A very good exploration of autonomous weapons, AI, and the potential of future technology in war. Written in very simple language. Worth your time. ...

    The US military has paid millions of dollars to stay at the technological cutting edge. Scharre walks the reader thru the various weapon platforms that are in development and the arguments for and against autonomy. He interviewed activists, ethicists, psychologists, inventors, programe...

    Rather technical overview of autonomous weapons. Mentions many different weapon systems that lie along the spectrum of autonomy to give a good idea on how broad the topic can be. Would hope for it to cover autonomous weapons on a more moral, ethical, and philosophical perspective. ...

    Informative but not all that interesting. Although there was a lot of detail, I don?t feel like I learned very much. Could easily have been 50% shorter. Lots of repetition. ...

    Each year Bill Gates recommends the 5 books that he has liked the most. An avid reader and quite good tastes. I almost always follow his recommendations. Of the books he recommends he had already read one, today I finished "Army of None: autonomous weapons and the future of war" writt...

    Swarms of thousands intelligent drones The problem with books on AI and cybersecurity is that by the time you finish, concepts seem outdated and irrelevant. Technology leaps forwards fast. Paul Scharre?s book ?Army of None? is a good exception. Paul has many years of practical...

    Debatemos a automação e robótica como uma inevitabilidade, dando como adquirido um futuro próximo onde os robots, sob as mais variadas formas, de grandes máquinas industriais a algoritmos de inteligência artificial, irão dominar a indústria e serviços. A discussão sobre os im...

    With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning becoming ubiquitous in our lives, it is not surprising that it is being heavily used to build autonomous weapons. This book written by a Pentagon defense expert and veteran, walks you through some of the autonomous systems that are bein...

    Paul Scharre?s book is a balanced, evenhanded presentation of the arguments and issues involved in the development, restriction, or ban of fully autonomous weapons (and weapons of lesser degrees of autonomy). It is the perfect primer for reasonable discussion of this literally lethal...

    A fairly thorough overview of autonomous weapons, including a definition of what that actually means, a surprisingly difficult question. By some definitions an 'autonomous weapon' is any weapon that finds its own target - something that dates to the acoustic torpedoes of WWII. Since th...

    Admittedly, I only read half of the book, because I couldn't extend my library rental. However, the message got a little repetitive anyway. Essentially, autonomous technology exists, but we don't really have policies in place for building and using them. The author, Sharre, tended to f...

    Disappointing. The first half of strong with a history of autonomous weapons, and a great taxonomy of the different types of autonomy, hinting at how the lines are both more blurry and more historic than I expected. With a strong setup, I was hoping for a cogent analysis of how ...

    A thought-provoking book about autonomous weaponry and the modern era, with insights on every aspect of autonomy from rhoombas to terminators. With artificial intelligence making headlines everyday as computers are mastering skills thought to lie beyond their capabilities, like beating...

    This was a stellar book! Well researched, and yet well written so it is accessible and enjoyable for all. If you are curious about the history of autonomy, where we are now, and what the future may hold, this is the book for you. Autonomous weapons have really been around much longer t...

    The book is a comprehensive review of present and past developments and progress towards autonomous weapons. It covers a broad spectrum of technological, military and ethical aspects of an A.I. led warfare. The ubiquitous presence of A.I. is undeniable, however, the end question is wh...

    Only negative comment: I think the content could have been organized a little better. I sometimes felt what I was currently reading could have fit better in an earlier chapter, etc. That?s it. Otherwise, an outstanding analysis of the coming of AI and its potential impacts on war....

    I read this based on Bill Gate's published recommendations but had a hard time making it all the way through. It's thorough and really well researched, but it read more like a textbook or academic book than a typical nonfiction novel. I think it could have been summed up with: auton...

    The military has always been in the forefront of technology development. Darpa has enabled the internet and GPS, two technologies we cannot live without. This book raises the question on how far autonomy go. Based on current state of weapon technology, it also draws samples from oth...

    Excellent though piece on the direction we are going with artificial intelligence (AI) and its application in warfare. Technological capabilities are expanding and growing so rapidly that we are already "there" before we have critically thought through where humanity and our souls are ...

    A really great overview of autonomous weapons, AI in weaponry and all the issues concerned with it. What is really special about this book is that the author can clearly eplain this really complex debate, because what is autonomy? What is the problem with it? Should we ban it completel...

    Paul Scharre's Army of None is an essential book for anyone interested in the present and future of AI and Autonomous Weapons. Written with a clarity and sophistication that renders even the advanced jargon of Artificial Intelligence easy to grasp, it builds a foundation for a clear un...