Killer Robots: The Future Of Lethal Autonomous Weapons

by Akhil Deo

Introduction

In march 2016, an artificial intelligence (AI) programme defeated a professional player at a complex board game called Go.[1] Such a feat was previously considered impossible for several years to come and was hailed as an important milestone in AI technology. Already AI is slated to be the next big step in terms of technological advancement. All major technology giants such as Google, Apple, Uber, and Amazon are currently developing AI technology in diverse fields such as automobile, personal computing, drones, medical technology etc. Continue reading Killer Robots: The Future Of Lethal Autonomous Weapons

Bridging The Gap Between Common And Civil Law Contracts: Analyzing The Use Of UNIDROIT Principles And Lex Mercatoria

by Aditya Krishnamoorthy

Introduction

Although there are several dissimilarities, the study focuses on the concepts of consideration (Common law) and jus causa (Civil law), doctrine of privity of contract and breach. It becomes essential to find a compromise between the two regimes especially in regard to the abovementioned concepts as they form the very building blocks of the subject of contractual relations. Continue reading Bridging The Gap Between Common And Civil Law Contracts: Analyzing The Use Of UNIDROIT Principles And Lex Mercatoria