In this handout from the US Navy, the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator taxies on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman December 9, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. The 'stealth drone' is reportedly the first unmanned aircraft piloted by artificial intelligence to take off, fly a programmed mission and return to its base. | Cristina Young/U.S. Navy via Getty Images
Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Is Poised to Revolutionize Warfare

As nations make strategic shifts in artificial intelligence, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the country that masters AI will become “ruler of the world.”

Published On 09/06/2017
8:02 PM EDT
I I magine, for a moment, that the question of war and peace between the United States and North Korea didn’t rest on the erratic personalities of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, but on advanced artificial intelligence programs run by dueling supercomputers in Washington and Pyongyang, which game out scenarios and calculate optimized outcomes.