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Artificial intelligence and the socio-technical imaginary
On Skynet, self-healing swarms and Slaughterbots
in Drone imaginaries
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Slaughterbots, a video clip that went viral on YouTube shortly after its release in November 2017, might be one of the most influential drone imaginaries to date. The video pictures the dangerous potential of the deployment of autonomous swarms of self-flying mini-drones equipped with Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities, cameras, sensors, face recognition and explosives. This chapter discusses drone surveillance from a data sensing point of view, problematizing the idea that drones can be autonomous machines without human influence.

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Drone imaginaries

The power of remote vision


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