Watch the Slate/New America Foundation conference about robots, biotech, and the military.

Watch the Slate/New America Foundation conference about robots, biotech, and the military.

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May 24 2010 8:27 AM

The Coming Robot Wars

Watch the Slate/New America Foundation conference about robots, biotech, and the military.

Robot tanks. Cyborg insect spies. Bioenhanced soldiers. The technology of warfare is changing incredibly fast, and it has implications that we are only beginning to understand. In a conference on Monday, May 24, in Washington, D.C., America's leading experts discussed how these extraordinary developments will change warfare, and society. " Warring Futures: How Biotech and Robotics Are Transforming Today's Military—and How That Will Change the Rest of Us," was part of Future Tense, a collaboration among Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State University. You can watch the conference in the player below.

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