A tank that drives itself. A drone that picks its own targets. A machine gun with facial-recognition software. Sound like science fiction? Weapons powered by artificial intelligence are already here. Original article at nytimes.com

The company’s effort, approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, will be limited to parts of southwest Virginia. Original article at nytimes.com

Thousands of employees have signed a letter protesting Google’s role in a program that could be used to improve drone strike targeting. Original article at nytimes.com