Collapse: A Generation of Gamers Are Now A Legion of Drone OperatorsSubmitted by barracuda_trader on Sat, 02/16/2013 - 12:19
Killer robots must be stopped, say campaigners
'Autonomous weapons', which could be ready within a decade, pose grave risk to international law, claim activists
"In America they are already training more drone pilots than real aircraft pilots, looking for young men who are very good at computer games. They are looking at swarms of robots, with perhaps one person watching what they do."
What’s it like to pilot a drone? A lot like 'Call of Duty'
"Teenagers raised on "Call of Duty" and "Halo" might relish flying a massive Predator drone -- a surprisingly similar activity.
Most gamers are over qualified -- often bored -- with the transition from gaming to actual drone piloting."
Games aren't violent, but drones are