Tag: UN

Autonomous Ships May Traverse the Oceans Come 2020

The concept of autonomous ships is nothing new. Various companies are exploring ways to make ships virtually steer themselves at all times. This would be beneficial to the cargo shipping industry, but the concept may go well beyond that. If the Yara Birkeland is an example of what the future holds, unmanned ships may be coming to market a lot sooner than people think. Unmanned Ships By 2020 or Sooner? Although current …
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Elon Musk Signs Petition Demanding Ban on Killer Robots

A new petition signed by 116 AI experts, including Elon Musk, calls for the UN to ban all killer robots worldwide. We have seen major advancements made in the military department recently as far as robotics are concerned. Whether or not this petition will be taken into account remains to be seen. The UN has delayed further talks on the subject, which does not bode well for the effort. Killer Robots Are …
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UN Pleas For Improved Law Enforcement Tools To Shut Down Dark Net Drug Trading

Putting an end to the drug trafficking on the deep web is a monumental undertaking. The United Nations have taken it upon themselves to find some solution to make this possible, though. By the look of things, this will probably lead to law enforcement agencies being given carte blanche all over the world in the future. The UN Wants To End Dark Net Drug Sales Ever since the Internet has …
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