Welcome to issue 12 of AI weekly!

The last two weeks have seen the debate on autonomous weapons reach new levels as nearly 20,000 people signed this open letter asking for their ban. Are we on the brink of a 3rd revolution in warfare? The many backers, who include scientists (Hawking, Lecun...), philosophers, investors, entrepreneurs (Musk...) seem to think so.

For an other perspective have a look at this Guardian article that shows that banning such weapons is easier said than done, and at this article on why we should not ban killer robots.

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