Adriana Hamacher, Robohub’s Deputy Editor writes about IIIM’s newly launched Ethics Policy and it’s role in the ever increasing criticism of military robots. Read the full article here.
Roboticist Noel Sharkey writes for the ICRAC newsletter: “The Icelandic Institute for Intelligent Machines (IIIM) has issued an ethical policy that makes them the first Artificial Intelligence research and development group to reject the development of technologies intended for military operations.”
Reykjavik, Iceland August 31st, 2015 – The Icelandic Institute of Intelligent Machines (IIIM) has formulated the first research policy that repudiates development of technologies intended for military operations. The Ethics Policy for Peaceful R&D outlines founding principles for a strong stance against collaboration with any organization even partially funded by military in the last five years. The policy has been several years in the making and has the support of 100% of the Institute’s employees and Board of Directors. Continue reading IIIM’s New Ethics Policy Aims for Peaceful Use of Artificial Intelligence