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March 26, 2012 by

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“Lethal actions should have a clear chain of accountability,” said Noel Sharkey, a computer scientist and robotics expert. “This is difficult with a robot weapon. The robot cannot be held accountable. So is it the commander who used it? The politician who authorized it? The military’s acquisition process? The manufacturer, for faulty equipment?” In Hennigan’s […]

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March 19, 2012 by

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In response to Alva Noe’s article, “Does thinking Happen in the Brain”, I believe that there is a tendency to forget the symbolic nature of one’s conscience. The mind is an intricate facet of the human anatomy, one that captures all senses and allows for its use. However this article argues that it is the […]

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March 12, 2012 by

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In an era where the environment of wars, political and religious controversies and actions are heightened by the availability of technology, a new media ecology is born. Milissa Deitz highlights how a media ecosystem engenders a ‘phenomenon in which journalism is a joint project between journalists, non-journalists, accidental journalists, bloggers, politicians, celebrities, and the general […]