RT News -- December 14, 2015
“It’s not me – it’s the robot!” – Lionel on AI’s use by military, Musk
Elon Musk is planning to make friendly artificial intelligence to work against evil AI. Legal and media analyst Lionel of Lionel Media posits that the military would be the ones to make robots that kill people. But would the $1 billion pledged by tech companies actually mean anything? Lionel says that technology which separates us from our enemies will only serve the Pentagon’s narrative that it’s better to use robots than humans in war.
Obama denies ulterior motives in secret prisoner swap
Army deserter and prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl’s freedom was exchanged for the release of five Taliban-affiliated Guantanamo Bay detainees. Now, Obama is accused of circumventing the law by failing to notify congress before making the exchange. Accusations have been made that Obama’s move was politically motivated, and that the move was made to settle his campaign promises of closing the infamous prison. RT’s Marina Portnaya reports.