Role of the Drone

Originally, I researched artificial intelligent robot, but tutor said my idea is close to science fiction. So, I got back to one step and researched on the drone.

As drones emerged, it has provoked controversy because it still leaves much to be desired. For instance, when it used as a drone strike, it has killed innocent civilians by mistake.

 

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Calls “targeted killing” – they kill vastly more people than their targets, often needing to strike multiple times. Attempts to kill 41 men resulted in the deaths of an estimated 1,147 people, as of 24 November.

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This site presents how many people have died by drone from 2004 to 2013. (http://drones.pitchinteractive.com/)

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Who would be legally accountable for a drone’s action: The commander, manufacturer, programmer, drone itself ?

On the other hand, Drone has used in many ways in our life. 

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reconnoiter

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Disaster relief technology, including rescue robots.

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SD.007Ambulance drone. Like this, we can’t ignore drone usage. If we cannot help using drones, how can we use it more effectively and safely?

So, here is my initial idea.
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What if drone can have artificial intelligence, so it can think by itself in emergent situation?