Highlights / Paul Hannon

International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Another meeting set to grapple with what to do about so-called ‘killer robots’

Representatives from 80 countries, including Canada, begin a three-day meeting on Monday to take another stab at coming up with of plan to deal with autonomous weapons, a.k.a. killer robots. Delegates to the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) at the »

International, Society

Remembering the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

A gentle reminder, everyone. Today, Aug. 6, marks the 74th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. About 140,000 people died that day. When a similar bomb dropped three days later on Nagasaki, 70,000 more people died. “The bomb exploded »