Ukraine Credits Drone Swarms With Defeating Entire Columns of Russian Armor

The basics of battle being reported from the Ukraine war are like chapters right out of history. Small groups of Ukrainian volunteers on fast and light cycles (specifically “quads”, as in four-wheeled and motorized) are using forested flanking moves to attack the large slow-moving or stopped columns on paved roads. Honchar describes these technological battles, … Continue reading Ukraine Credits Drone Swarms With Defeating Entire Columns of Russian Armor

Swarms of Decoys Disarmed Anti-Aircraft Defenses… in World War II

I probably should have put a spoiler alert in the title. A brand new 2020 report from the British Royal Air Force (RAF) warns that they were able to use a swarm of “affordable off-the-shelf decoy to wreak havoc on enemy integrated air defense systems.” “During the demonstration, a number of Callen Lenz drones were … Continue reading Swarms of Decoys Disarmed Anti-Aircraft Defenses… in World War II

US Court Green Lights Execution by Tesla: Probation for Robotic Manslaughter

In California, a Tesla equipped with Autopilot ignored red lights and caused fatalities, leading to its owner receiving only a two-year probation. Consequently, it appears that the penalty for such an incident, where a Tesla with autonomous capabilities is involved in causing harm, is relatively lenient. Enabling Autopilot and directing it towards someone seems to … Continue reading US Court Green Lights Execution by Tesla: Probation for Robotic Manslaughter