It’s the stuff of science fiction: machines that make decisions about who and when to kill. Referred to as “autonomous weapons”, they’re already in use to some degree. But as more sophisticated systems are being developed we wanted to an expert in the field about whether such systems comply with international humanitarian law and what it means for humanity to give machines the power over human life and death.
Action movies about disasters are thrilling because they keep us on the edge of our seats. But how realistic are they? What do they get right or wrong compared to real-life cases?
On this episode, join Elzat Mamutalieva and Jamie Lesueur, two IFRC emergency specialists, who analyse impactful scenes from San Andreas and Dante’s Peak.
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