UN opens new centre in Netherlands to monitor AI and predict possible threats

Signal of change / UN opens new centre in Netherlands to monitor AI and predict possible threats

By Ulrike Stein / 28 Sep 2017

Robots could destabilise world through war and unemployment, says UN

The UN has warned that robots could destabilise the world ahead of the opening of a headquarters in The Hague to monitor developments in artificial intelligence. From the risk of mass unemployment to the deployment of autonomous robotics by criminal organisations or rogue states, the new Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics has been set the goal of second-guessing the possible threats.



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