Drones

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Since President Trump took office, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has recorded at least 90 U.S. airstrikes in Yemen," Reprieve's new report notes.
"Many more innocent people stand to lose their lives if this program continues unchecked by Congress or the courts." —Reprieve U.S. President Donald Trump is waging a "disturbing" assassination campaign in Yemen that "eclipses all that came before it in scale and brutality," according to a report (pdf) released Friday by the human rights...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's Monday night speech to outline his...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
campaign to stop killer robots
More than 100 robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) experts published on...

Further

Crowdfunding has reached new, weird, possibly inevitable levels with Ukraine nationalists now raising money from online supporters to fund the country's "first people's infantry battalion," starting with a "People's Drone" to patrol the Russian border and moving on to include bulletproof vests, painkillers, a sniper unit and anything else "the boys needed." The site has raised 71% of its goal to arm the sniper unit and over its goal for the drone, which could be good or bad news, depending on...