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Killer Robots Is Now Available in Audible Format

Artificial intelligence expert Robert J. Marks contends that America must remain competitive in lethal AI military technology

Robert J. Marks’s The Case for Killer Robots is now available in Audible format (1 hr 17 min), narrated by Peter Lawrence. The price is US$6.95 but it is free with a 30-day trial of Audible.

In Killer Robots, Marks asks: What if ambitious nations such as China and Iran develop lethal AI military technology but the United States does not? Many sources (30 countries, 110+ NGOs, 4500 AI experts, the UN Secretary General, the EU, and 26 Nobel Laureates) have called for these lethal AI weapons to be banned. Dr. Marks, a Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Baylor University, disagrees: Nations that wish to maintain independence (sovereignty), he argues, must remain competitive in military AI. (“Advanced technology not only wins wars but gives pause to otherwise aggressive adversaries.”)

● The book is free for download here. You can listen to the Executive Summary and Introduction here.

● It is also available at Amazon on Kindle (for US$1.00) and as a paperback for US$6.95.

● If you’d like to explore the issues in video format, Dr. Marks appeared on Focus Today with Perry Atkinson at theDove.TV (January 10, 2020) (13:26 min) to provide an overview of the book:

● You can also catch an audio interview with Dr. Marks at Ed Martin at Phyllis Schlafly Eagles (9:51 min, January 10, 2020) and an open line format at Coast to Coast AM with Ian Punnett (January 17, 2020).

● Some thoughts from the book (short excerpts)


Further reading: Why we can’t just ban killer robots Should we develop them for military use? The answer isn’t pretty. It is yes. (Robert J. Marks) (February 15, 2019)


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Killer Robots Is Now Available in Audible Format