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The Military

War By Remote Control, With Military Robots Set To Self Destruct 144

New submitter RougeFive writes "A new wave of Kamikaze unmanned military aircraft, ground robots and water vessels are being built to deliberately destroy themselves as they hit their targets. Since it now makes more economic sense to have them crash into enemy targets rather than engage them, and since direct impact needs only manned or automated navigation rather than the highly-trained skills of multiple operators, these UAVs could well become the de-facto method of engagement of the future."

Machines certainly can solve problems, store information, correlate, and play games -- but not with pleasure. -- Leo Rosten