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david pescovitz

Killer Tele-Operated Robots are on the Radar Again

February 26, 2021

This article from Boing Boing’s David Pescovitz mentions the ground breaking shenanigans SRL were up to about a quarter century ago! If SRL were the first civilians to have web-controlled lethal robots in 1996 David was the first target for such systems experimenting with the Air Launcher in San Francisco being controlled by people in […]

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SRL on the Institute for the Future’s Map

June 2, 2013

A new map from David Pescovitz for the Institute for the Future on the Coming Age of Networked Matter features SRL as an example of maniacal machine mobs. Reminds me of the research I was involved with at PARC on the network effect of recombinant computing where devices can communicate their capabilities and they join […]

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SRL on the Institute for the Future's Map

June 2, 2013

A new map from David Pescovitz for the Institute for the Future on the Coming Age of Networked Matter features SRL as an example of maniacal machine mobs. Reminds me of the research I was involved with at PARC on the network effect of recombinant computing where devices can communicate their capabilities and they join […]

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