new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Robot Warfare | by jurvetson
Back to photostream

Robot Warfare

..by Israel

 

“What message does the other side take from this? They see it as cowardice.”

 

In the opening session of TED, P.W. Singer’s tales of the thousands of robots fighting in Iraq syncopated to the surreal images behind him (video).

 

Drone pilots are fighting in Iraq from the comfort of middle-America. After a day of fighting, they drive home to have dinner with their children. The incidence of PTSD is higher among them than the average war fighter.

 

7,454 views
2 faves
7 comments
Taken on February 4, 2009