As a former ’80s programmer, I represent this.
I’ve never before imagined America as fragile, as an experiment that could, within my very lifetime, fail. But I imagine it that way now.
Source: Trump Days – The New Yorker
Gloria Browne-Marshall, an associate professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, said the incident was most concerning because of what it means for future cases: What are the parameters surrounding the use of such technology on civilian soil? “If we’re going to start using—as a country—this kind of drone technology and robots on a civilian population, then we’re easing into a civil war,” she told TIME. “We’re easing into one because we have civilians who believe that the government is not protecting them, and we have a government who believes that civilians are armed enough that they have to use military tactics.”