Author profile: Mark Coeckelbergh

Mark Coeckelbergh is Professor of Media and Technology at the University of Vienna. He is an expert in ethics of AI and ethics of robotics. Next to his scholarly work he also engages with political issues and regularly contributes to technology policy as member of the European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on AI and the Austrian Council on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.

Opinion – Coronavirus and the Need for Global Governance

Mark Coeckelbergh • Apr 6 2020 • Articles

Dealing effectively with global crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the climate crisis requires global political institutions, and the moment is now.

War from a Distance: The Ethics of Killer Robots

Mark Coeckelbergh • Jun 16 2014 • Articles

Using robots for targeted killing raises the question if this practice counts as “war”. Deciding about killer robots means deciding about the future of war and killing.

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