August 01, 2002
Never Fight a Land War in Asia... In Person
A Yahoo story on military land robots: "The war in Afghanistan is the first time robots are being used by the U.S. military as tools for combat." [via robots.net]
The robots being used are "semi-autonomous" PackBots from Rodney Brooks' iRobot, but again it seems like only a matter of time before they're mostly autonomous.
Posted by jjwiseman at August 01, 2002 08:48 AM
And, of course, "Never go up against a Sicilian with death on the line".