Drone over a digiral map of Earth
Cyberwar, Robots, & the Future of Conflict
Instructor Benjamin Banta
Course Number POLS-370-01
Jul 02, 2018
Starts
6 weeks
Length
1 Seats
Remaining

This course examines how advances in computer science robotics biotechnology and other emerging technologies are being applied to organized violence. Emphasized are the ways that lethal uses of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) warbots with artificial intelligence cyber-attacks and other emerging technologies are changing or will change the character of war and the societies that enact it. Special attention is given to the ethical and legal dilemmas these technologies present to citizens states and the international community assessing both the harm and the good that they make possible.

  • Price $936 per credit hour (2017-18 AY)
  • Credits

    3 credit hours

    This 6 week course requires students to spend approximately 23 hours a week on course work.

  • Enrollment Restrictions

    This course section is open to RIT Online students.

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